The Multidimensional Prognostic Index Predicts Short- and Long-Term Mortality in Hospitalized Geriatric Patients With Pneumonia
by Alberto Pilotto et al.
April 6, 2009
Multidimensional impairment of older patients may influence the clinical outcome of acute or chronic diseases. Our purpose is to evaluate the usefulness of a multidimensional prognostic index (MPI) based on a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) for predicting mortality risk in older patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
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