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Prognostic Model of Dupont et al for a Critically Ill Patient with Candida Peritonitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a critically ill patient with Candida peritonitis using the prognostic model of Dupont et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

K65, B37

Description:

Dupont et al identified risk factors associated with mortality in critically ill patients who develop polymicrobial peritonitis containing a Candida species. This can help identify patients who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from University Hospital Bichat-Claude Bernard in Paris.

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