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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP

Print version ISSN 0080-6234On-line version ISSN 1980-220X

Abstract

SILVA, Maria Cláudia Moreira da  and  SOUSA, Regina Márcia Cardoso de. The simplified version of Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System and its prognostic value. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2004, vol.38, n.2, pp.217-224. ISSN 1980-220X.  https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62342004000200013.

The study evaluates the competence of the "TISS-28" to distinguish inpatients at the ICU, between the ones likely to die from the ones likely to survive and to establish a threshold score for high likelihood to death. The findings obtained by the sample of 200 inpatients at 14 ICUs in Sao Paulo County showed that the TISS-28 presented association with mortality (p=0.0001). The cutting score established was 21. It was found that 80.88% of those who died had the TISS-28 score similar or higher and 68.18% of survivors had the score below 21. Furthermore, regarding to the prognostic value of TISS-28, it was showed up the accuracy of 0.72.

Keywords : Intensive care; Prognosis; Disease severity rate.

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