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Pediatric Risk of Mortality PRISM Score

Purpose:

To calculate the PRISM score for a pediatric patient in the ICU. This score can be used to predict the probability of the child's survival.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Description:

Pediatric risk of mortality (PRISM) score allows for mortality risk assessment in the pediatric ICU. It was developed from the Physiologic Stability Index (PSI), but is intended to be not only simpler but also more objective in its use of physiologic variables. It is institution independent and can be used within limits to compare different intensive care units.

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