Severity Scores in Emergency Department Patients With Presumed Infection: A Prospective Validation Study.

@article{Williams2016SeveritySI,
  title={Severity Scores in Emergency Department Patients With Presumed Infection: A Prospective Validation Study.},
  author={Julian M Williams and Jaimi H Greenslade and Kevin Chu and Anthony Ft Brown and Jeffrey Lipman},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          539-47
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to 1) validate a number of severity of illness scores in a large cohort of emergency department patients admitted with presumed infection and 2) compare the performance of scores in patient subgroups with increasing mortality: infection without systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING Adult emergency department in a metropolitan tertiary, university… CONTINUE READING
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