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Pediatric Multiple Organ Dysfunction (PEMOD) System

Purpose:

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

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57

Description:

Leteurtre et al developed the PEdiatric Multiple Organ Dysfunction (PEMOD) scoring system for evaluating critically ill children in pediatric ICUs. It evaluates 6 key organ systems with each represented by a single 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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