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Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction (PELOD) System

Purpose:

To predict the mortality of a pediatric patient requiring intensive care using the PELOD system.

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Pedatrics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57, K74, N17

Description:

Leteurtre et al developed the PEdiatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction (PELOD) scoring system for evaluating critically ill children in pediatric ICUs. It evaluates 6 key organ systems using 12 clinical or laboratory measure. This can be used to estimate the mortality risk for the child. The authors are from multiple institutions in Lille, Montreal and Paris.

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