Introduction

The Second Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS II) was created because published scoring systems were becoming increasingly sophisticated and time and money were needed to collect the data needed to use them. A joint European-North American study was undertaken during 1991 and 1992 to develop, from a large sample of medical and surgical patients, a method for converting the score to a probability of hospital mortality. Logistic regression analysis was used to assist in selecting the variables that would constitute SAPS II, deciding on appropriate groupings and point assignments for each variable, and converting the SAPS II score to a probability of hospital mortality.

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