Searching for predictors of surgical complications in critically ill surgery patients in the intensive care unit: a review

Abstract

We reviewed the use of the levels of C-reactive protein, lactate and procalcitonin and/or the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score to determine their diagnostic accuracy for predicting surgical complications in critically ill general post-surgery patients. Included were all studies published in PubMed from inception to July 2013 that met the following… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-015-1159-6

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