The Simple Clinical Score predicts mortality for 30 days after admission to an acute medical unit.

@article{Kellett2006TheSC,
  title={The Simple Clinical Score predicts mortality for 30 days after admission to an acute medical unit.},
  author={John Kellett and Breda Deane},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2006},
  volume={99 11},
  pages={
          771-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND Predictive scores such as APACHE II and SAPS II have been used to assess patients in intensive care units, but only the modified early warning (MEW) score has been used to assess acutely ill general medical patients. DESIGN Observational study of predictors of mortality. SETTING Small Irish rural hospital. METHODS From 17 February 2000 to 29 January 2004, 9,964 consecutive patients admitted as acute medical emergencies were divided into a derivation cohort of 6,736 patients and… CONTINUE READING
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