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Risk Model of Krumholz et al for Mortality in Patients 65 Years of Age or Older with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Purpose:

To predict mortality in older adults 65 years of age or older with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) using the model of Krumholz et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, selection

ICD-10:

I21

Description:

Krumholz et al developed a simple 7-item risk model for predicting survival in older adults hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This model can be used by hospitals to compare outcomes. The authors are from Yale University,

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