Acta Scientific PAEDIATRICS (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 2

A Simple Practicable Prediction Tool for Sick Children: Surcu5 - A Conceptual Research Framework

Chakradhar Maddela*

Consultant Neonatologist and Echocardiologist, Manikrishna Hospital, Metpally, India

*Corresponding Author: Chakradhar Maddela, Consultant Neonatologist and Echocardiologist, Manikrishna Hospital, Metpally, India.

Received: November 14, 2022; Published: January 26, 2023


Clinical risk scores are essential in clinical practice for disease stratification and prognostication. This is especially true for under five sick children. Sick children have narrow margin of safety between disease manifestation and clinical deterioration and its associated high mortality. Many available clinical scores are essential but complex to practice due to number of parameters and scoring system used. Hence, a simple and practicable risk tool comprising few parameters and easy scoring system is mandatory for daily paediatric practice especially during surge of endemic diseases. We conceptually framed a simple and practicable risk tool “SURCU5” for paediatric purpose.

Keywords: Tool; Sick Children; Surcu5


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Citation: Chakradhar Maddela. “A Simple Practicable Prediction Tool for Sick Children: Surcu5 - A Conceptual Research Framework". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 6.2 (2023): 32-35.


Copyright: © 2023 Chakradhar Maddela. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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