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Screening Instrument for Predicting New-Onset Physical Disability

Purpose:

To identify an adult in the ICU who may have new-onset physical disability at 2 months after discharge using the score of Schandl et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

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Description:

Schandl et al developed an instrument for predicting new-onset physical disability in an adult who has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm.

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