Discriminant Accuracy of the SOFA Score for Determining the Probable Mortality of Patients With COVID-19 Pneumonia Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

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JAMA. 2021 Feb 17:e211545. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.1545. Online ahead of print.


This cohort study investigates whether the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score is accurate enough to discriminate death from survival, and thus perhaps be a ventilator triage tool, for US patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hospitalized in intensive care units and requiring mechanical ventilation.

PMID:33595630 | PMC:PMC7890534 | DOI:10.1001/jama.2021.1545

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