Table 2

SCORTEN severity-of-illness score.

SCORTEN Parameter

Individual score

SCORTEN (sum of individual scores)

Predicted mortality (%)


Age > 40 years

Yes = 1, No = 0

0-1

3.2


Malignancy

Yes = 1, No = 0

2

12.1


Tachycardia (> 120/min)

Yes = 1, No = 0

3

35.8


Initial surface of epidermal detachment >10%

Yes = 1, No = 0

4

58.3


Serum urea >10 mmol/l

Yes = 1, No = 0

> 5

90


Serum glucose >14 mmol/l

Yes = 1, No = 0


Bicarbonate >20 mmol/l

Yes = 1, No = 0


Harr and French Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2010 5:39   doi:10.1186/1750-1172-5-39

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