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Colorectal POSSUM Score for Patient Undergoing Colorectal Surgery

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient undergoing colorectal surgery using the colorectal POSSUM score of Tekkis et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C18, C19, C20, C21, K35-K38, K50-K52, K55-K63

Description:

Tekkis et al developed a version of the POSSUM score for patients undergoing colorectal surgery. The authors are from Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, King's College Hospital London, St. George's Hospital London and Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, England.

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