II. Criteria: Tally scores of positive criteria

  1. Organ Failure: 7
  2. Diffuse peritonitis: 6
  3. Age older than 50 years old: 5
  4. Female gender: 5
  5. Malignancy: 4
  6. Non-colonic Sepsis origin: 4
  7. Preoperative duration of peritonitis: 4
  8. Exudate
    1. Fecal: 12
    2. Cloudy or purulent: 6
    3. Clear: 0

III. Interpretation

  1. Score 0-5: 0% Mortality
  2. Score 6-13: 20% Mortality
  3. Score 14-21: 13% Mortality
  4. Score 22-29: 26% Mortality
  5. Score 30-39: 64% Mortality

IV. References

  1. Biondo (2006) Br J Surg 93(5): 616-22

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