Saturday, October 01, 2005


Saturday, 1 October 2005
Deficiencies of Scoring system?

Interestingly neither blood glucose nor lactic acid level is part of any famous ICU scoring system including SOFA, SAPS or APACHE II - which have independently shown direct proportionality with mortality in recent literature and are part of latest guidelines.

(Find complete adult and pediatrics medical, surgical and trauma Scoring guide here - courtesy of Society Francaise d’Anesthesie et de Reanimation)