logistic organ dysfunction systemJoe Segen2016-12-19T06:02:48+00:00
logistic organ dysfunction system
DefinitionA scoring system (popularly, LODS) first proposed in 1996 for predicting mortality in patients admitted to ICUs
The LODS dataset was based on 14745 consecutive patients admitted to 137 medical, surgical, or mixed intensive care units (ICUs) in 12 different countries. It excluded burn patients, coronary care patients, and cardiac surgery patients. LODS also be accurate for cardiac surgery patients.
Reference Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2011, 6:110