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Edinburgh Cardiac Surgery (ECS) Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who has had a prolonged stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after cardiac surgery based on the Edinburgh Cardiac Surgery score.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57, I97

Description:

Thompson et al developed a score for predicting survival in a cardiac surgery patient who have a prolonged stay in intensive care unit (ICU). The authors are from the Royal Infirmary at Edinburgh, Scotland.

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