Mazzaglia Index

  • Population: Community dwelling patients aged 65 years and older
  • Outcome: All cause 15-month mortality; Hospitalization
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Risk Calculator
2. What is the sex of your patient?
3. Is your patient currently taking five or more prescription drugs?
4. Has your patient been hospitalized in the last six months?
5. Does your patient need help from another person for any of the following basic activities of daily living: eating, toileting, bathing, dressing, transferring from a bed or chair, or walking across the room?
6. Does your patient need help from another person for any of the following instrumental activities of daily living: grocery shopping, preparing meals, washing clothes, managing medications, or bathing/showering?
7. Is your patient unable to read newspaper headings due to poor vision?
8. Is your patient unable to hold a conversation due to poor hearing?
9. Has your patient unintentionally lost more than 3kg (7 pounds) in the last year?
10. Does your patient currently use home care services such as personal assistance, rehabilitation, or home nursing?
11. Does your patient believe that he or she has inadequate income?
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