Comparison of the performance of SOFA, qSOFA and SIRS for predicting mortality and organ failure among sepsis patients admitted to the intensive care unit in a middle-income country.

@article{Khwannimit2018ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the performance of SOFA, qSOFA and SIRS for predicting mortality and organ failure among sepsis patients admitted to the intensive care unit in a middle-income country.},
  author={Bodin Khwannimit and Rungsun Bhurayanontachai and Veerapong Vattanavanit},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2018},
  volume={44},
  pages={156-160}
}
INTRODUCTION The Sepsis-3 definition provides a change of two or more scores from zero or a known baseline of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) as criteria of sepsis. The aim of this study was to compare the SOFA score and the quick SOFA (qSOFA) to Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) criteria in predictive ability of mortality and… CONTINUE READING