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Cardiac Risk Score of Wong et al for Predicting Prolonged ICU Length of Stay (LOS) Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Purpose:

To identify a patient following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery who may have a prolonged ICU LOS based on the cardiac risk score of Wong et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Cardiology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57, Z95.5

Description:

Wong et al developed 3 cardiac risk scores for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. One of these helped to identify a patient who may have a prolonged length of stay (LOS) in the intensive care unit (ICU) following surgery. The authors are from the University of Toronto.

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