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Organ Failure Score for Patients in Septic Shock

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with septic shock for multiple organ failure using the score of Bakker et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, failure handling and therapy escalation, disease progression

ICD-10:

A41.9, R57.2, R65.1

Description:

Bakker et al used an organ failure score to evaluate patients with septic shock. This can help describe the number and extent of organ failures in the patient. The authors are from Erasme University in Brussels, Belgium.

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