P-POSSUM

P-POSSUM


JT-P-POSSUM

Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and morbidity

Surgical risk calculator described in 1998 by Prytherch et al as Portsmouth POSSUM in the British Journal of Surgery 1998. It was an adaption of the original POSSUM score by Copland, Jones and Walters in Br.J.Surg 1991.

It is used as a mortality predictor and audit tool by surgeons and anaesthetists; more recently as part of the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA). The variables entered are from the physiology and operation the patient is to undergo.

Please contact [email protected] with ideas/suggestions.


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Recent changes:
Version 1.2 - added morbidity and improved layout.
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JT-P-POSSUM

Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and morbidity

Surgical risk calculator described in 1998 by Prytherch et al as Portsmouth POSSUM in the British Journal of Surgery 1998. It was an adaption of the original POSSUM score by Copland, Jones and Walters in Br.J.Surg 1991.

It is used as a mortality predictor and audit tool by surgeons and anaesthetists; more recently as part of the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA). The variables entered are from the physiology and operation the patient is to undergo.

Please contact [email protected] with ideas/suggestions.


[medical, doctor, ppossum, p-possum, portsmouth-possum, anaesthesia, anaesthesiology, anaesthesiologist, surgery]

Recent changes:
Version 1.2 - added morbidity and improved layout.
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A Google User
Nov 16, 2013
Good, works as it says. Good effort. All works well. Now showing morbidity and mortality risk.