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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) | Model for Predicting In-Hospital Mortality

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who has been hospitalized using the model of Ward et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, imaging studies, laboratory tests, complication detection, prevention

ICD-10:

M32.0, M32.1, M32.8, M32.9

Description:

Ward et al developed a model for predicting short term mortality for hospitalized patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the National Institutes of Health at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases).

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