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Hypothermia Outcome Score

Purpose:

To use the Hypothermia Outcome Score to estimate risk of a patient with hypothermia dying within the first 24 hours after presenting to the hospital.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T68

Description:

The Hypothermia Outcome Score (HOS) can be used to estimate the risk of death for hypothermic patients within 24 hours of presentation to the Emergency Department. A logistic regression equation based on the same parameters can give a more precise probability of death.

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