PRISM III Calculator

PEDIATRIC RISK OF MORTALITY (PRISM) CALCULATOR

Physiologic variables are measured only in the first 4 hours of PICU care, and laboratory variables are measured in the time period from 2 hours before PICU admission through the first 4 hours.

-Pollack MM, Dean JM, Butler J, et al: The ideal time interval for critical care severity-of-illness assessment. Pediatric Critical Care Med 2013; 14:448-453

http://cpccrn.org/documents/TheIdealTimeIntervalforCriticalCare.99205.pdf

Age


Variable Lowest Highest Category Score

SCORE:

NEUROLOGIC SCORE :

NON-NEUROLOGIC SCORE:

Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) Not Needed
Temperature (°C)
Mental Status (GCS) Not Needed
Heart Rate Not Needed
Number Pupils: > 3mm And Fixed Not Needed
pH
Total CO2 (mmol/L)
Acidosis (pH) or Total CO2 (mmol/L) See pH, Total CO2 See pH, Total CO2
PCO2 (mmHg) Not Needed
Arterial PaO2 (mmHg) Not Needed
Glucose (mmol/L) Not Needed
Potassium (mmol/L) Not Needed
Creatinine (µmol/L) Not Needed
Urea (mmol/L) Not Needed
White Blood Cells (cells/mm³) Not Needed
PT or PTT (seconds): Not Needed
Platelets (cells/mm³) Not Measured Not Needed

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