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Infection Probability Score (IPS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) for risk of serious infection using the Infection Probability Score (IPS).

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

ICD-10:

A00-B99, A49.9

Description:

Bota et al developed the Infection Probability Score (IPS) to identify patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who might be infected. This can help stratify patients into risk groups. The authors are from the University of Brussels in Belgium.

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