SESSION TITLE: Critical Care - ICU Management
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: The Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) and Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS) tools are gold standard for evaluating severity of illness in ICU populations. These tools are resource intensive which many community hospitals cannot afford. Utilizing readily available administrative data may offer alternative methods for these hospitals.