Global validation of the WSES Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a prospective multicentre study (WISS Study)


Sartelli M., Abu-Zidan F. M. , Catena F., Griffiths E. A. , Di Saverio S., Coimbra A., ...More

WORLD JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.10, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s13017-015-0055-0
  • Title of Journal : WORLD JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Keywords: Intra-abdominal, Infections, Sepsis, Septic shock, PROGNOSTIC-FACTORS, PERITONITIS, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM

Abstract

Background: To validate a new practical Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) including the clinical conditions at the admission (severe sepsis/septic shock), the origin of the cIAIs, the delay in source control, the setting of acquisition and any risk factors such as age and immunosuppression.