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Advanced Dementia Prognostic Tool for Predicting Survival for Nursing Home Resident

Purpose:

To predict survival in a nursing home patient with advance dementia using the Advanced Dementia Prognostic Tool of Mitchell et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

F00, F01, F02

Description:

Mitchell et al developed a risk score for predicting survival for a patient with advanced dementia in a nursing home. This can help to identify a patient with a limited life expectancy. The authors are from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Brown University and Penn State College of Medicine.

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