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Glasgow Meningococcal Septicemia Prognostic Score

Purpose:

To use the Glasgow Meningococcal Septicemia Prognosis Score to identify a child with meningococcemia who is at high risk for mortality.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A39

Description:

The Glasgow Meningococcal Septicemia Prognostic Score (GMSPS) can identify children with meningococcemia who are at significant risk of mortality. These children can be triaged for more intensive care.

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