EFFECTIVENESS OF SCORING IN OUTCOME PREDICTION OF ELDERLY PATIENTS IN INTENSIVE CARE UNITS


Sutas Bozkurt A. P., Cavusoglu P., Karaoren G., Alpin Finci T., Dirican A., VURAL GÖKAY B., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.19, no.3, pp.133-138, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-138
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Scoring systems defining the severity of illnesses also predict the risk of mortality in intensive care units (ICUs). The aim of this study is to detect if APACHE II and SAPS II scores are highly sensitive in the prediction of survival in elderly in the ICU.