Subscribe

Discriminant Functions for Early Recognition of Deterioration in Surgical Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate a surgical patient in the hospital using the discriminant scores of Cuthbertson et al.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

Description:

Cuthbertson et al developed discriminant function which can help to identify a surgical patient who may be deteriorating. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone