Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score Modified for Recent Infection in Patients With Hematologic Malignant Tumors and Severe Sepsis

Author(s): Jared A. Greenberg, MD, MSc, Michael Z. David, MD, PhD, Matthew M. Churpek, MD, MPH, PhD, David L. Pitrak, MD, Jesse B. Hall, MD, and John P. Kress, MD

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Activity Summary

Baseline health status influences outcomes of severe sepsis.


  • To understand some of the limitations of current intensive care unit scoring systems
  • To understand how the addition of a recent infection variable improved the prognostic accuracy of the SOFA score for patients with hematologic malignant tumors
  • To understand some of the reasons that a recent infection may be a marker for poor health in patients with hematologic malignant tumors

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