Validity of prognostic scoring systems used in critically ill patients with acute on chronic liver failure

Methods Descriptive study of a cohort of patients admitted to ICU with a diagnosis of acutely decompensated liver cirrhosis between the years 2010-2013. Data collected included demographics, presence of comorbidities, severity of illness (APACHE II, SOFA, MELD and CLIFSOFA), etiology as well as cirrhosis stage, reason for admission, length of stay and… CONTINUE READING