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14 Item Multi-Organ Dysfunction Score (MODS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) using the multi-organ dysfunction score (MODS) of Weiler et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57

Description:

Weiler et al developed a multi-organ dysfunction score (MODS) based on 14 organ systems to evaluate patients in the intensive care unit. This can help determine the overall severity of a patient's illness. The authors are from Dr Horst-Schmidt-Kliniken in Wiesbaden.

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