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Prognosis Sepsis - for Patient in Resource-Limited Setting

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient presenting with sepsis in a resource-limited setting using the prognostic index of Asiimwe et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A49.9

Description:

Asiimwe et al developed a simple index for predicting prognosis for a patient with sepsis based on admission vital signs. This can be helpful in a resource-limited setting where other measures are not available. The authors are from Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda.

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