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San Diego Severity Index (SDSI) for Patients with Terminal Cancer

Purpose:

To determine the San Diego Severity Index (SDSI) for a patient with terminal cancer.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

C80, C80.9

Description:

The San Diego Severity Index (SDSI) is an indicator of acuity for palliative care in patients with terminal cancer. It was developed at the San Diego Hospice, Green Cancer Center and Scripps Clinic in Southern California.

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