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Comparison of quick sequential organ failure assessment and modified systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria in a lower middle income setting

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Introduction: Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) is potentially feasible tool to identify risk of deteriorating in the context of infection for to use in resource limited settings. Purpose: To compare the discriminative ability of qSOFA and a simplified systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) score to detect deterioration in patients admitted with infection. Methods: Observational study conducted at District General Hospital Monaragala, Sri Lanka, utilising bedside avail...

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Peer review status:
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De Silva, AP More by this author
Munasinghe, S More by this author
De Silva, N More by this author
Arachchige, SJ More by this author
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Publisher:
Airiti Press Inc Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Acute Medicine Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
141-148
Publication date:
2017-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-12
DOI:
ISSN:
2211-5587
Pubs id:
pubs:813837
URN:
uri:f77b8af1-7079-4e3e-b5a5-fbd8e2fdbd68
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uuid:f77b8af1-7079-4e3e-b5a5-fbd8e2fdbd68
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pubs:813837

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