TITLE

SHARPEN YOUR PROGNOSTIC ACUMEN

AUTHOR(S)
Alspach, Grif
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on a prognostic index that critical care nurses may use to judge a patient's survival potential at the time of admission. Uniquely characterized functional attributes in addition to customary comorbidities were included in the index. Variables included in the index are age and gender, body mass index, diabetes or hypertension, heart failure, current tobacco use, and money management.
ACCESSION #
22535390

 

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