gerontology

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The Multidimensional Prognostic Index Predicts Short- and Long-Term Mortality in Hospitalized Geriatric Patients With Pneumonia
by Alberto Pilotto et al.
April 6, 2009

Summary:

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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