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1- BS nursing student University of medical science
2- assistant professor University of medical science , alimohammadi@nm.mui.ac.ir
3- Instructor University of medical science
4- associate professor University of medical science
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 Aims and background: Classification of diseases using a standard tool can be used as an indicator to determine the mortality rate and evaluate the quality of care offered mortality used. This study aimed to investigate the SAPSII tool in predicting Percent of mortality of patients in ICU. Materials and Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study was done on 347 files of Patients  with different diagnoses in the intensive care Alzahra hospital in Isfahan in 1392. Samples were done randomly among the 1,905 patients enrolled in the study and data was collected from the researcher list of self-made and standard tools SAPS II. Using the chi-square test, odds ratio , independent T and ROC curve by  SPSS 13,data were analyzed. Findings: Results showed that the mean score for patients died ,SAPS II was 45.2 ± 19.7 and No patients died 26.4± 15.7. The area under the ROC curve was 0.78. Conclusion: The results showed that SAPSII can be used as a valid tool to predict mortality of patients admitted to intensive care units. 

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Intensive care medicine
Received: 2015.12.13 | Accepted: 2016.10.24 | Published: 2016.11.5