Mortality in Code Blue; can APACHE II and PRISM scores be used as markers for prognostication?

@article{Bakan2018MortalityIC,
  title={Mortality in Code Blue; can APACHE II and PRISM scores be used as markers for prognostication?},
  author={Nurten Bakan and G{\"u}lşah Yılmaz Kara{\"o}ren and Şenay G{\"o}ksu Tomruk and Sinem Keskin Kayalar},
  journal={Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES},
  year={2018},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={149-155}
}
BACKGROUND Code blue (CB) is an emergency call system developed to respond to cardiac and respiratory arrest in hospitals. However, in literature, no scoring system has been reported that can predict mortality in CB procedures. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effectiveness of estimated APACHE II and PRISM scores in the prediction of mortality in… CONTINUE READING