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Accumulative Prognostic Index Depressant Intoxication

Purpose:

To estimate the prognosis in a patient intoxicated with depressant drugs using the accumulative prognostic index (API).

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

other testing, adverse effects

ICD-10:

F13.1

Description:

The prognosis for patients intoxicated with depressant agents (barbiturates, gluthethimide, meprobamate, etc.) can be predicted using periodic clinical measurements. The trend in changes over time is used to predict survival as the accumulative prognostic index (API).

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