Dramé Index

  • Population: hospitalized adults aged 75 years and older
  • Outcome: 2 year mortality
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2. Before admission to the hospital, did your patient need help from another person for any of the following Activities of Daily Living: transferring out of bed or chair, bathing, dressing, toileting, eating, continence?
3. Does your patient have delirium (change in cognition over short period of time with MMSE ≤ 24)?
4. The following six items are from the Mini Nutritional Assessment Short Form (MNA-SF):
• Has your patient suffered acute psychological stress or acute disease in the past 3 months?
5. The following items are from the Charlson Comorbidity Index.
Has your patient been diagnosed with any of the following:
• acute myocardial infarction?
• congestive heart failure?
• peripheral vascular disease?
• a cerebral vascular accident?
• dementia?
• pulmonary disease?
• a connective tissues disorder?
• peptic ulcer disease?
• liver disease?
• diabetes?
• diabetes complications?
• paraplegia?
• renal disease?
• non-metastatic cancer?
• metastatic cancer?
• severe liver disease?
• HIV?
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