APACHE II


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Acute Physiology & Chronic Health Evaluation II. A ‘second generation’ system of objective measures for predicting the outcome of critically ill patients in an ICU based on age, physiologic status and underlying health; it acts as a tool for scoring the severity of illness in patients admitted in an intensive care unit

APACHE II

Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a classification system for severity of disease.
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Conclusion: Patients with higher APACHE II score, septic shock and multiorgan dysfunction syndrome at the time of admission in ICU had a higher mortality.
The abstract, which was published in the January Supplement of Critical Care Medicine and online, includes results from a pre-specified analysis from the ATHOS-3 Phase 3 study of GIAPREZATM in patients with high severity of illness, defined as an APACHE II score greater than 30 or baseline MAP less than 65 mmHg, despite treatment with high-dose vasopressors.
Prediction of outcome in patients with sepsis using C - reactive protein & APACHE II scoring system.
3% in patients with a mean (standard deviation) APACHE II score of 21.
The patient's age, gender, APACHE II score, number of organ dysfunction, serum vitamin D level at ICU admission and outcomes were recorded.
PSS, APACHE II and GCS: Effective clinical indices for estimating severity and predicting outcome of acute organophosphorus and carbamate poisoning.
There are several commonly used prognostic scoring systems for AP such as Ranson, Glasgow, APACHE II (acute physiology and chronic health status), and BISAP (bedside index for severity in AP).
En cada paciente se analizaron las escalas APACHE II y SOFA, al ingreso y al egreso, edad, sexo, diagnostico de ingreso, dias de hospitalizacion y el tipo de manejo recibido durante su estadia.
The variables significantly predictive of mortality in patients with severe tetanus were APACHE II score, continuous neuromuscular blockade, dysautonomia, and age.
Patients with VRE bacteraemia were found to have higher APACHE II score compared to those with VSE BSIs (p=less than 0.