Application of the qSOFA score to predict mortality in patients with suspected infection in a resource-limited setting in Malawi


PURPOSE To determine the predictive value of qSOFA (quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment) in Malawian patients with suspected infection. METHODS Prospective observational study in a tertiary referral hospital in Malawi. RESULTS Predictive ability of qSOFA was reasonable [AUROC 0.73 (95% CI 0.68-0.78)], increasing to 0.77 (95% CI 0.72-0.82) when… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-017-1057-5


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