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Signs of Inflammation in Children That Can Kill (SICK Score)

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

The SICK score (Signs of Inflammation in Children that can Kill) can be used to identify a sick child who may require more aggressive management. It is a severity of illness scale that incorporates features of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). The authors are from All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi.

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