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Models for Predicting Survival in Inpatient Hospice Applicants

Purpose:

To predict survival of a hospice inpatient using the models of Forster and Lynn.

Specialty:

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Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, quality of life, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

Z51.5

Description:

Forster and Lynn developed logistic regression models for predicting death in hospice patients. This can help triage hospice patients more effectively.  The authors are from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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