Fischer 1 Year CARING Index

  • Population: hospitalized elders with a mean age of 63 years
  • Outcome: 1 year mortality
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Risk Calculator
1. How old is your patient?
2. Does your patient have a primary diagnosis of cancer?
 
3. How many times has your patient been admitted to the hospital for a chronic illness in the last year?
4. Is your patient resident in a nursing home?
 
5. Has your patient been admitted to the ICU with multi-organ failure during this hospitalization?
 
 
Total Points: 0
Your best guess of one year mortality risk

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