Performance of six severity-of-illness scores in cancer patients requiring admission to the intensive care unit: a prospective observational study

@article{Soares2004PerformanceOS,
  title={Performance of six severity-of-illness scores in cancer patients requiring admission to the intensive care unit: a prospective observational study},
  author={M{\'a}rcio De Jesus Soares and Fl{\'a}via R G Fontes and Joana Rodrigues Dantas and Daniela Gadelha and Paloma Cariello and Fl{\'a}via Nardes and C{\'e}sar Augusto Amorim and Luisa Toscano and Jos{\'e} Rodolfo Rocco},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={R194 - R203}
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of five general severity-of-illness scores (Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II and III-J, the Simplified Acute Physiology Score II, and the Mortality Probability Models at admission and at 24 hours of intensive care unit [ICU] stay), and to validate a specific score - the ICU Cancer Mortality Model (CMM) - in cancer patients requiring admission to the ICU. METHODS A prospective observational cohort study was… CONTINUE READING

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