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What does APACHE stand for?

APACHE stands for Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation


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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.
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 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.