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Bedside Risk Scoring System for Mortality in Older Adults After Hospitalization

Purpose:

To evaluate an elderly patient at the time of hospital discharge for 1 year mortality using the Bedside Risk Score.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, options, selection, physical and lifestyle, prevention

ICD-10:

Z92.8, Z54.9

Description:

The Bedside Risk Score can be used to predict mortality for an older adult 1 year after discharge from the hospital. It uses information available at the time of hospital discharge. This can help identify patients who might benefit from more aggressive therapy and monitoring.

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