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Risk of Infection to Severe Sepsis and Shock Score (RISSC) of Alberti et al

Purpose:

To identify an infected patient in the ICU who is likely to progress to severe sepsis or septic shock using the RISSC score of Alberti et al.

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A49.9, R57.2

Description:

Alberti et al developed a score for identifying an infected patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) who is likely to progress to severe sepsis or septic shock. These patients may benefit from more aggressive management. The author are from multiple medical centers in Europe and are members of the European Sepsis Study Group.

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