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1 year Mortality Estimate After Discharge

0-1 points:4-13%
2-3 points:19-20%
4-6 points:34-37%
7-20 points:64-68%


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  2. Carey, Elise C et al. “Development and validation of a functional morbidity index to predict mortality in community-dwelling elders” Journal of general internal medicine vol. 19,10 (2004): 1027-33.
  3. Walter LC, Brand RJ, Counsell SR, et al. Development and validation of a prognostic index for 1 year mortality in older adults after hospitalization. JAMA. 2001; 285: 2987-94.

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