PRISM score

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PRISM score

Pediatric Risk of Mortality score. A prognostic scoring system derived from 14 physiologic variables assessed during the first 24 hours in a paediatric ITU/ICU; it is derived from the physiology stability index (PSI), which assesses 34 physiological variables, assigning each a score of 1 to 5 based on the severity of derangement on admission to the ITU/ICU.

PRISM score

Pediatric Risk of Mortality score Critical care A prognostic scoring system derived from 14 physiologic variables assessed during the first 24 hrs of care in an ICU for pediatric populations that derives from the PSI–physiology stability index. See Prognostic scoring systems.
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It projects probable outcomes when more extensive psychometric testing is not realistic or desirable and has been found to be significantly related to the Pediatric Risk of Mortality Score, morbidity, length of stay, and total hospital charges (Fiser et al.
PRISM III: an updated Pediatric risk of mortality score.
Effectiveness and efficiency of a Dutch pediatric intensive care unit: validity and application of the Pediatric Risk of Mortality score.

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