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Risk Score for Mortality in Pediatric Cancer Patient Admitted to ICU

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric cancer patient admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) using the mortality risk score of Meyer et al.

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Hematology Oncology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

C80.9

Description:

Meyer et al developed a risk score for predicting mortality in a pediatric cancer patient admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). This can identify a patient who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from University Hospital of Saarland in Homburg, Germany.

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