To do so, a validated risk prediction model for VTE needs to be developed, as does a decision model that sets a threshold for prophylaxis. ... It is time to balance our goal of ensuring that every high-risk patient receives prophylaxis with ensuring that
Risk stratification using an electronic medical record (EMR) helped reduce readmissions for heart failure, a new study found. ... They used a risk prediction model in an EMR-based software program, which extracts real-time clinical and nonclinical data
Two new scores can help clinicians predict the risk of pneumonia and symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage after ischemic stroke. ... The clinical risk prediction tool is available online.
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. An intensive care management program provided to high-risk patients through Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers slightly reduced inpatient costs but increased outpatient costs for no ... validated risk-prediction
The idea is to understand the patient's risk at the very front end. ... age. The unique contribution of this particular paper is that it puts it into a model that allows a risk prediction.
2.4%; P=0.18), while patients with high CRP levels were at higher risk than those whose levels were normal (5.6% vs. ... risk factors did appear to improve risk prediction (C-statistic, 0.729 to 0.759; P=0.03).
2. score, the Essen Stroke Risk Score (ESRS) and the Stroke Prognosis Instrument II (SPI-II). ... More reliable early risk prediction after minor stroke is required,” they wrote.
placebo, 13.4% vs. 12.3%; adjusted relative risk [ARR], 1.10; clonidine vs. ... This information and the ADI measure itself could be useful not only for research but for individual readmission risk prediction.
Guidelines on spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, hospital weekend services, low-risk chest pain patients, and more. ... Promising solutions to this issue include improvement of risk prediction tools, tools and training to educate patients about
On the basis of these variables, the authors developed a risk-prediction nomogram to evaluate likelihood of death in patients hospitalized for heart failure. ... Risk for death and poor outcomes worsens, however, in patients whose beta-blocker therapy is