Gagne Index

  • Population: Community-dwelling adults aged 65 years and older
  • Outcome: All cause 1 year mortality
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Risk Calculator

Has your patient been diagnosed with any of the following:

Metastatic cancer?
Congestive heart failure?
Renal failure?
Weight loss?
Alcohol abuse?
Any tumor (includes leukemia and Lymphoma)?
Cardiac arrhythmias?
Chronic pulmonary disease?
Complicated diabetes?
Deficiency anemias?
Fluid and electrolyte disorders?
Liver disease?
Peripheral vascular disorder?
Pulmonary circulation disorders?
Hypertension (both complicated/uncomplicated)?
Total Points: 0
Your best guess of one year mortality risk


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