Levine Index

  • Population: Older patients discharged from general medicine service at a teaching hospital
  • Outcome: One year all cause mortality
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Risk Calculator
1. How old is your patient?
2. How long was your patient's most recent hospital stay?
3. Was your patient discharged to a nursing home or skilled nursing facility?
 
4. In the original study, questions about comorbidities were based on International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision. Please indicate if your patient has:
• a hematologic or solid non-metastatic malignancy?
 
• metastatic cancer?
 
• congestive heart failure?
 
• peripheral vascular disease?
 
• renal disease?
 
• dementia?
 
Total Points: 0
Your best guess of one year mortality risk

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