External validation of the Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS) 3 in Spain.

@article{LpezCaler2014ExternalVO,
  title={External validation of the Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS) 3 in Spain.},
  author={Carmen L{\'o}pez-Caler and Manuel Garc{\'i}a-Delgado and J Carpio-Sanz and Jose Maria Alvarez-Rodriguez and Eduardo Aguilar-Alonso and Encarnaci{\'o}n Castillo-Lorente and J E Barrueco-Francioni and Ricardo Rivera-Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Medicina intensiva},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={288-96}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate SAPS 3 performance in Spain, assessing discrimination and calibration in a multicenter study. DESIGN A prospective, multicenter study was carried out. PATIENTS AND SETTING A prospective cohort study was performed in Spanish hospitals between 2006 and 2011. MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS A total of 2171 patients were included in the study. The mean age was 61.4±16.09 years, the ICU mortality was 11.6%, and hospital mortality 16.03%. The SAPS 3 score was 46.29±14.34 points… CONTINUE READING