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Indicator for Predicting Survival in Terminal Cancer Patients

Purpose:

To indicate short term survival in a patient with terminal cancer using the indicator of Morita et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C15-C26, C30-C39, C40-C41, C43-C44, C45-C49, C50-C50, C51-C58, C60-C63, C64-C68, C69-C72, C73-C75, C76-C80, C81-C96, C97-C97

Description:

Morita et al developed a simple indicator to identify terminal cancer patients with short term survival. The authors are from Seirei Hospice in Shizuoka, Japan.

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