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The Rapid Acute Physiology Score (RAPS)

Purpose:

To use the Rapid Acute Physiology Score (RAPS) to evaluate patients being transported between intensive care units.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57

Description:

The Rapid Acute Physiology Score (RAPS) is a severity scale which can be used to assess patients being transported between intensive care units. This is a simplified version of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II) score.

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