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ICU Admission Score of Higgins et al For Prediction of Morbidity and Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Purpose:

To calculate the ICU Admission Score of Higgins et al for evaluating a patient's risk after coronary artery bypass surgery.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I97.1

Description:

Higgins et al developed a risk stratification score calculated at the time of ICU admission following coronary artery bypass grafting. It can be used to evaluate the outcomes of ICU care. It is complementary with the author's previously reported Preoperative Severity Score (see above). The authors are from the Cleveland Clinic.

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