The Framingham vascular risk scores may be better at predicting cognitive decline in late middle age patients than a score specifically designed to predict dementia, a recent study found. ... Results were published in Neurology on April 2. All three risk
inform physicians' and families' choice of treatment, including risk for very early death and potential for postoperative complications. ... In the validation cohort, 20.0% of patients had high Hospital Frailty Risk Scores, and compared with the 42.4% of
The tool might also be useful in ICU patients who are decompensating due to causes other than sepsis, given that study patients who had high risk scores but did not develop ... sepsis (false positives) had twice the mortality risk of those who had low
Recommending different initial strategies for high- and low-risk patients, as defined by commonly used risk scores. ... military resumed vaccination of at-risk personnel in 1999, after concluding that the disease posed a potential bioterrorism threat.
Patients who received beta-blockers within 48 hours of admission were younger than those who did not, with lower risk scores and fewer comorbidities. ... 20 by The BMJ. Of 2, 679 patients, 2, 050 (76.5%) received early beta-blockers, and these patients
In patients with syncope or near-syncope, five risk factors may help predict the likelihood of significant findings on echocardiography (ECG), a new study found. ... The authors used these five variables to make up the ROMEO (Risk Of Major
Probably we should continue dual therapy in patients for longer than a year, as long as they have a low risk of bleeding,” he said. ... Southern said. However, even in patients with low risk scores, the event rates are not zero.
The researchers created a Hospital Frailty Risk Score based on the ICD-10 codes that were common among these patients. ... In the validation cohort, 20.0% of patients had high Hospital Frailty Risk Scores, and compared with the 42.4% of patients with the
system (MEWS) that helps clinicians calculate risk scores based on temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate, and level of consciousness. ... The RRT is called when a patient's risk score reaches a predetermined level.
This finding is of major clinical relevance as suPAR improves the current identification of high-risk patients among those with unaffected vital signs,” the authors said. ... Using suPAR in combination with NEWS could potentially lead to clinical