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HELP Survival Model for Predicting Survival of Older Hospitalized Patients

Purpose:

To predict survival for an elderly patient admitted to the hospital using the HELP survival model.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

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Description:

An older patient who has been admitted to the hospital may experience decreased survival after discharge, depending on the severity of his or her underlying conditions. The HELP survival model can be used to estimate the patient's survival and can help identify patients who are at greatest risk. The authors are from 9 institutions in the USA with the lead author from Brown University.

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