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Adverse Factor Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who is being mechanically ventilated using the adverse factor score of Morganrot et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

complications, selection

ICD-10:

Z51.8

Description:

Morganroth et al developed weaning criteria for patients who have received prolonged mechanical ventilation. Calculating an adverse event score for the patient was one step in the process of patient evaluation. The authors are from the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver.

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