SCORING SYSTEMS FOR ICU & Surgical Patients
These pages allow an easy « on line » calculation of scores used in general or specialized Intensive Care or Anesthesia. Their only purpose is the calculation of the scores, irrespectively of any judgement on their relevance or usefulness. The calculation of a risk assigned to a measured score is an epidemiologic tool, and never should be used as a single patient prevision tool. One should read on this subject : Lemeshow S, Le Gall JR. Modeling the severity of illness of ICU patients. A systems update. JAMA. 1994;272:1049-55 and the 2eme Conference de Consensus Europeenne en Reanimation et Medecine d’Urgence : Facteurs pronostiques chez les malades de reanimation.
References of original articles are given on each page.