Assessment of performance of four mortality prediction systems in a Saudi Arabian intensive care unit

@article{Arabi2002AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of performance of four mortality prediction systems in a Saudi Arabian intensive care unit},
  author={Yaseen M Arabi and Samir H. Haddad and Radoslaw Goraj and Abdullah Al-shimemeri and Salim Al-Malik},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={166 - 174}
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study is to assess the performance of Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II, Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS) II, Mortality Probability Model MPM II0 and MPM II24 systems in a major tertiary care hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. METHODS The following data were collected prospectively on all consecutive patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit between 1 March 1999 and 31 December 2000: demographics, APACHE II and SAPS II scores… CONTINUE READING