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NNIS Clinical Classification Codes for Severity of Illness in the ICU

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) System developed a classification of patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) based on the severity of illness. This can be used to evaluate outcomes and risks for patients. The authors are from the Hospital Infections Programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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