oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Abdominal sepsis: the identification of a high risk subgroup using the APACHE II system in twenty-seven patients

Volume 35, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The outcome of 27 severely ill patients with intra-abdominal sepsis admitted to I.C.U. was studied. The APACHE II score was done on admission, at 24 hours and at 48 hours. It proved to be an accurate predictor of hospital survival in this group of patients and implications for management are discussed (256KB)

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