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Risk Model of Krumholz et al for Predicting 1 Year Mortality Following an Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Patient 65 Years of Age or Older

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Krumholz et al developed a model for predicting the one-year mortality rate for an adult >= 65 years of age following an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Yale University (New Haven) and Qualidigm (Middletown, Connecticut).

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