Pilotto Index

  • Population: Hospitalized elders aged 65 and older
  • Outcome: 1 year mortality
  • Scroll to the bottom for more detailed information

Risk Calculator
For each the question below, consult your patient's Comprehensive Geriatric Assesment (CGA) results.
1. What is your patient's Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score?
2. What is your patient's Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) score?
3. What is your patient's Short Portable Mental State Questionnaire (SPMSQ) score?
4. What is your patient's Comorbidity Index Score (CIRS-CI) score?
5. What is your patient's Mini Nutritional Assesment Short Form (MINA-SF) score?
6. What is your patient's Exton Smith Scale score?
7. What is the number of medications used by your patient at the time of hospital admission? (Calculated using the ATC Classification system: http://www.whocc.no/atc_ddd_index)?
8. Which of the following is used to describe your patient's social support network prior to hospitalization?
Total Points: 0
Your best guess of one year mortality risk


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