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Table 1 Parameters and scoring system of the PrePSS-score

From: Prevention of post-splenectomy sepsis in patients with asplenia - a study protocol of a controlled trial

ParameterScore
(1) Guideline-conform sequential pneumococcal vaccination0–3
(2) Guideline-conform meningococcal vaccination0–3
(3) Stand by-antibiotic prescribed and available (‘pill in the pocket’)0–2
(4) Handing-over and carrying a medical alert card0–2
Total PrePSS-score [Range]0–10