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Pediatric Illness Severity Index (PISI) of Nelson

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Nelson reported an index for evaluating a pediatric patient with acute non-traumatic illness in the Emergency Department (ED). This can help to determine how severe a child's illness is. The author is from Yale University and the score predates the Yale Observation Scale (YOS).

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