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Combining sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) score with acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE) II score to predict hospital mortality of critically ill patients.
The assessment method is similar to the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) scores that are widely used to assess severity of illness for patients in intensive care units.
Patients who entered the study were required to have an Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II) score of greater than 11, and at least one other risk factor for upper GI bleeding in addition to mechanical ventilation; they could not be bleeding prior to treatment with study drug.
a) Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Score
Xigris(TM) (drotrecogin alfa (activated)), Lilly References: (a) Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Score.
Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Score 2.
A clinician, educator and researcher who many say has "changed the face of intensive care," Zimmerman, together with Knaus and others, is credited with developing the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) scoring system--the most recognized and cited health outcomes research tool in the world.