APACHE II

Known as: APCH1, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II Clinical Classification 
A standardized rating scale developed by Knaus et al in 1985, which is a classification system used to measure severity of disease. This instrument… (More)
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2007
2007
First described more than a century ago, necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) continue to cause high mortality and… (More)
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2003
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2003
Objective. External validation of three prognostic models in adult intensive care patients in South England. Design. Prospective… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND For many years, the intensivists are searching for an easily measurable and available parameter which might reflect… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Goal-directed therapy has been used for severe sepsis and septic shock in the intensive care unit. This approach… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined mortality rates in relation to the workload of hospital staff. We investigated this issue in… (More)
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1995
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1995
The aims of the study were to determine whether the platelet-activating factor antagonist Lexipafant could alter the clinical… (More)
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1993
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1993
OBJECTIVES To compare outcome between intensive care units in Britain and Ireland both before and after adjustment for case mix… (More)
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1990
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1990
The APACHE II severity of disease classification system has been examined prospectively in 160 patients with acute pancreatitis… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Therapeutic trials for intra-abdominal sepsis require pretreatment stratification; physiologic scoring has been recently proposed… (More)
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