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Prediction of 30 Day Mortality in a Nursing Home Resident with Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Using the Multivariate Equation From the Missouri MRI Study

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Mehr et al developed equations for predicting short term mortality risk in nursing home residents with lower respiratory tract infections. This can be help identify patients who may require closer monitoring and more aggressive interventions. The authors are from the University of Missouri, Washington University in St, Louis and Boston University.

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