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Multiple Organ System Score (MOSS) of Taylor et al for Evaluating a Patient with Acute Pancreatitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient admitted to the hospital with acute pancreatitis using the Multiple Organ System Score (MOSS) of Taylor et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression

ICD-10:

K85

Description:

Taylor et al developed the Multiple Organ System Score (MOSS) for evaluating a patient with acute pancreatitis. This can help identify a patient who may have more severe disease and a longer hospitalization. The authors are from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

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