Subscribe

Prognostic Index Predicting Risk of Mortality within 4 Years for Older Adult

Purpose:

To evaluate an older adult for risk of 4-year mortality using the index of Lee et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, options, selection, prevention

ICD-10:

Z91.8

Description:

Lee et al developed an index for predicting the risk of mortality within 4 years for an older adult. This can help identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California San Francisco.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone