Expansion of the surgical Apgar score across all surgical subspecialties as a means to predict postoperative mortality.

@article{Reynolds2011ExpansionOT,
  title={Expansion of the surgical Apgar score across all surgical subspecialties as a means to predict postoperative mortality.},
  author={Paul Q Reynolds and Neal W. Sanders and Jonathan S. Schildcrout and Nathaniel D Mercaldo and Paul J St Jacques},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1305-12}
}
BACKGROUND A surgical scoring system, akin to the obstetrician's Apgar score, has been developed to assess postoperative risk. To date, evaluation of this scoring system has been limited to general and vascular services. The authors attempt to externally validate and expand the Surgical Apgar Score across a wide breadth of surgical subspecialties. METHODS Intraoperative data for 123,864 procedures including all surgical subspecialties were collected and associated with Surgical Apgar Scores… CONTINUE READING

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