Scoring and Grading Systems in Anaesthesia, ICU
Scoring systems are now widely used in the intensive care unit (ICU) to describe
organ dysfunction and predict survival.Early systems focused primarily on survival
prediction or the presence or absence of organ failure, but newer scores can
describe the evolution of individual and multiple organ dysfunction over time.
Scoring systems used in critically ill patients can be broadly divided into those that
are specific for an organ or disease. This book is an up-to-date reference work on
scoring and grading systemsin ICU and anaesthesia.This book includes topic-based
chapters on all aspects of the field.It is appropriate for both physicians and a wide
range of non-physician health professionals, nurses, pharmacists, and workers
outside clinical settings.The present book is aimed to create a combined collection
of study material for medical professionals,researchers and students to understand
outcome of recent researches of the field.The chapters have been written by the
renowned and internationally established experts.This book grasps and keeps vital
information, succinct text, and dynamic illustrations that facilitate learning in a
highly visualapproach.Readers willfindthis bookvaluable.