Zhonghua Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue 2021 Mar;33(3):257-262
Department of Medical Intensive Care Unit, General Hospital of Southern Theatre Command; Guangzhou Key Laboratory of Geriatric Infection and Organ Function Support, Branch of National Clinical Research Center for Geriatric Diseases (Chinese PLA General Hospital), Guangzhou 510010, Guangdong, China.
Objective: To establish a 180-day mortality predictive score based on frailty syndrome in elderly sepsis patients [elderly sepsis score (ESS)].
Methods: A prospective study for sepsis patients aged 60 years and above who were admitted to a medical intensive care unit of the General Hospital of Southern Theatre Command from January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2018 was conducted. Univariate analysis was performed on 19 independent variables including gender, age, body mass index (BMI), tumor, charlson comorbidity index (CCI), activity of daily living (ADL), instrumental activity of daily living (IADL), mini-mental state examination (MMSE), geriatric depression scale (GDS), clinical frail scale (CFS), sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA), Glasgow coma scale (GCS), acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE II, APACHE IV), modified NUTRIC score (MNS), multiple drug resistance (MDR), mechanical ventilation (MV), continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and palliative care. Read More