SAPS 3, APACHE IV or GRACE: which score to choose for acute coronary syndrome patients in intensive care units?

@article{Junior2013SAPS3A,
  title={SAPS 3, APACHE IV or GRACE: which score to choose for acute coronary syndrome patients in intensive care units?},
  author={Antonio Paulo Nassar Junior and Am{\'i}lcar Oshiro Mocelin and F{\'a}bio Moreira Andrade and Leonardo Brauer and F{\'a}bio Poianas Giannini and Andr{\'e} Luiz Baptiston Nunes and Carlos Augusto Dias},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  year={2013},
  volume={131 3},
  pages={173-8}
}
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are a common cause of intensive care unit (ICU) admission. Specific prognostic scores have been developed and validated for ACS patients and, among them, GRACE (Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events) has had the best performance. However, intensive care clinicians generally use prognostic scores developed from heterogeneous populations of critically ill patients, such as APACHE IV (Acute Physiologic and Chronic Health Evaluation IV) and… CONTINUE READING

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