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Table 1 Surgical risk scores classified by outcome measure and need for intra-operative information

From: Pre-operative risk scores for the prediction of outcome in elderly people who require emergency surgery

 

Scores predicting mortality

Scores predicting morbidity

Scores not requiring operative information

ASA1

ASA

 

APACHE-II8

APACHE-II

 

Donati Score16

Goldman Cardiac Risk Index3

 

Hardman Index38

Veltkamp Score44

 

Glasgow Aneurysm Score12

VA Respiratory Failure Score45

 

Sickness Assessment14

VA Pneumonia Prediction Index46

 

Boey Score32

 
 

Hacetteppe Score34

 
 

Physiological POSSUM35

 

Scores requiring operative information

Mannheim Peritonitis Index28

POSSUM, P-POSSUM

 

Reiss Index11

 
 

Fitness Score13

 
 

POSSUM6, P-POSSUM7

 
 

Cleveland Colorectal Model43

 
 

Surgical Risk Scale47