FMALE score: Combining practical risk scales to improve preoperative predictive accuracy in emergency general surgery: A multi-centre prospective cohort study

Phui Yuen Wong, Andrew D. Ablett, Ben Carter, Kathryn McCarthy, Michael J Stechman, Lyndsay Pearce, Phyo Kyaw Myint, Jonathan Hewitt* (Corresponding Author)

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-912
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Surgery
Issue number5
Early online date27 Apr 2021
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021

Bibliographical note

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board- Maeve Middleton, Silas Fuller, Siti Abdul Jabar, Stephanie Thomas, Mathew Williams, Amy Black, Svetlana Kulikouskaya, Caroline Best, Andrew Forrester, Joseph Ereaut, James Moore, Dominic Hampson, Stephanie Owen, Shaanjan Islam, Nicolas Gill, Stephan Merrix, Jack Topham, Pip Killingworth, Syed Rahman and Nurulaida Mohd Darus.
Source of funding
This work was supported by Medical Research Scotland Vacation Scholarships (grant reference number: Vac-1411-2019). The funding source was not involved in the design and development of this study.


  • Frailty
  • Risk score
  • Emergency general surgery
  • Mortality
  • Length of Hospital stay

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