Killip scale

Killip scale

Killip classification Cardiology A system used to stratify the severity of left ventricular dysfunction and determine clinical status of Pts post MI
Killip classification
Class 1 No rales, no 3rd heart sound
Class 2 Rales in <12 lung field or presence of a 3rd heart sound
Class 3 Rales in >12 lung field–pulmonary edema
Class 4 Cardiogenic shock–determined clinically
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