Surgery Book

//fpnotebook.com/

Appendicitis Inflammatory Response Score

Aka: Appendicitis Inflammatory Response Score
  1. Criteria
    1. Score 1: Vomiting
    2. Score 1: Right iliac fossa pain
    3. Score 1: Rebound Pain light
    4. Score 2: Rebound Pain medium
    5. Score 3: Rebound Pain strong
    6. Score 1: Temperature >=38.5 C (101.3 F)
    7. Score 1: Leukocytosis 10k to 15k
    8. Score 2: Leukocytosis >=15k
    9. Score 1: Neutrophils 70 to 84%
    10. Score 2: Neutrophils >84%
    11. Score 1: CRP 10 to 49 g/L
    12. Score 2: CRP >49 g/L
  2. Interpretation: Children (out of 12 total possible points)
    1. Score <4
      1. Low Risk
      2. Positive Likelihood Ratio: 0.13
      3. Appendicitis probability: 6%
    2. Score 4 to 7
      1. Moderate Risk
      2. Positive Likelihood Ratio: 0.7
      3. Appendicitis probability: 26%
    3. Score >7
      1. High Risk
      2. Positive Likelihood Ratio: 8.1
      3. Appendicitis probability: 80%
  3. References
    1. Scott (2015) Br J Surg 102(5): 563-72 [PubMed]
    2. Pogorelic (2015) Pediatr Emerg Care 31(3): 164-8 [PubMed]

You are currently viewing the original 'fpnotebook.com\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree