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Frailty score may help predict postop mortality risk in the elderly

A multidimensional frailty score helped predict postoperative mortality risk in elderly patients, according to a new study. ... The researchers developed a frailty score based on these factors and found that it performed better when predicting rates of
May 2014

Studies on bedside lung ultrasound, preoperative frailty screening, and more

Screening elderly patients for frailty before surgery may improve postsurgical outcomes by allowing targeted interventions, a new study indicates. ... critical care, and palliative care clinicians were notified about patients' frailty and the associated
May 2017

Frailty associated with readmission risk and postdischarge mortality in older surgical patients

However, they concluded that identifying frailty in older patients undergoing surgery will help predict risk for adverse outcomes. ... diseases. However, the editorialists also agreed that frailty can be a useful measure in assessing outcomes.
February 2018

Frailty associated with failure to rescue after surgery, study finds

Patients were stratified into five frailty groups according to Risk Analysis Index (RAI) score (10, 11 to 20, 21 to 30, 31 to 40, and >40), and procedures were categorized as ... risk becomes prohibitive and that the RAI has not been directly compared
March 2018

Pneumonia therapies, hospital flu spread, and more

Researchers in the United Kingdom created a frailty index using data from 27 laboratory values routinely assessed within 72 hours of hospital admission. ... Hospital admissions shorter than 24 hours were excluded. Acute health status was assessed with
August 2020

Frailty

Of these, 45,245 (19%) were determined to have frailty before ICU admission. ... to be worse in patients with a Clinical Frailty Scale score of 6 or greater.
June 2021

LTAC use, med adherence after MI, and more

1, 2005, and Dec. 31, 2012. Patients were stratified into five frailty groups according to Risk Analysis Index (RAI) score (10, 11 to 20, 21 to 30, 31 to 40, and ... risk becomes prohibitive and that the RAI has not been directly compared with
September 2018

Recent Research

The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a recent study found. ... Frailty was prospectively measured in all trauma patients who were geriatric, defined as at least 65 years of
November 2014

New frailty risk score for hospitals developed using ICD-10 codes

The researchers created a Hospital Frailty Risk Score based on the ICD-10 codes that were common among these patients. ... The score might miss some important elements of frailty and might be affected by variation in coding, the authors noted.
May 2018

Frailty

Researchers in the United Kingdom created a frailty index using data from 27 laboratory values routinely assessed within 72 hours of hospital admission. ... Patients' average age was 84.8 years, and 55.3% were women. The FI-Laboratory correlated weakly
January 2020

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