The use of Lee and co-workers' index to assist a risk adjusted audit of perioperative cardiac outcome.

@article{Moran2008TheUO,
  title={The use of Lee and co-workers' index to assist a risk adjusted audit of perioperative cardiac outcome.},
  author={Patricia Moran and T Ghidella and Gordon Power and Aaron S Jenkins and Deanna Whittle},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          167-73
        }
}
Lee and co-workers' revised cardiac risk index was used to study the perioperative cardiac outcome of 296 patients. The index uses a history of ischaemic heart disease, congestive cardiac failure, diabetes treated with insulin, a creatinine greater than 180 micromol/l, cerebrovascular disease and high risk surgery as the risk factors involved in predicting a perioperative cardiac event. It was derived on the basis of data from patients over the age of 50 years undergoing elective, noncardiac… CONTINUE READING