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Flacker Mortality Score
[select name="Q1" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (2.5 points)=2.50"] <-- 1) Functional Ability Score more than 4 [link url="../../elder-care/functional-ability-score/" memo="link"]
[select name="Q2" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (2.26 points)=2.26"] <-- 2) Weight Loss (Lost 5 or more pounds in last 30 days or 10 or more pounds in last 180 days)
[select name="Q3" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (2.08 points)=2.08"] <-- 3) Shortness of Breath
[select name="Q4" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (1.81 points)=1.81"] <-- 4) Swallowing Problems
[select name="Q5" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (1.76 points)=1.76"] <-- 5) Male Sex
[select name="Q6" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (1.75 points)=1.75"] <-- 6) Body Mass Index less than 22 kg/m2
[select name="Q7" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (1.7 points)=1.70"] <-- 7) Congestive Heart Failure
[select name="Q8" value="no (0 points)=0|yes (1.48 points)=1.48"] <-- 8) Age > 88 Years
Total --> [calc memo="number" value="score3=((Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8)).toFixed(2)"] points
Interpretation --> [calc memo="result" value="score4=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8);score4>10?'86 percent':score4>6?'50 percent':score4>2?'19 percent':'7 percent'"] probability of dying within 1 year
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reference:
[link url="//www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9706893" memo="#1"] Flacker JM, Kiely DK. A practical approach to identifying mortality-related factors in established long-term care residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1998 Aug;46(8):1012-5.
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Flacker Mortality Score
<-- 1) Functional Ability Score more than 4 link
<-- 2) Weight Loss (Lost 5 or more pounds in last 30 days or 10 or more pounds in last 180 days)
<-- 3) Shortness of Breath
<-- 4) Swallowing Problems
<-- 5) Male Sex
<-- 6) Body Mass Index less than 22 kg/m2
<-- 7) Congestive Heart Failure
<-- 8) Age > 88 Years
Total --> numberscore3=((Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8)).toFixed(2) points
Interpretation --> resultscore4=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8);score4>10?'86 percent':score4>6?'50 percent':score4>2?'19 percent':'7 percent' probability of dying within 1 year
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