Journal article

Performance of the PEdiatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 score in critically ill children requiring plasma transfusions.

Oliver Karam, Pierre Demaret, Alain Duhamel, Alison Shefler, Philip C Spinella, Simon J Stanworth, Marisa Tucci, Stéphane Leteurtre, undefined PlasmaTV investigators

Annals of Intensive Care | Published : 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Organ dysfunction scores, based on physiological parameters, have been created to describe organ failure. In a general pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) population, the PEdiatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 score (PELOD-2) score had both a good discrimination and calibration, allowing to describe the clinical outcome of critically ill children throughout their stay. This score is increasingly used in clinical trials in specific subpopulation. Our objective was to assess the performance of the PELOD-2 score in a subpopulation of critically ill children requiring plasma transfusions. METHODS: This was an ancillary study of a prospective observational study on plasma transfusion..

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