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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-07-25T02:43:23-0400
Patients with diagnosed end stage renal disease and indication for chronic dialysis rely on a well-functioning access for dialysis. The KDOQI Guidelines For Vascular Access follows a "fist...
The primary objective of this study is the development and implementation of a survey administered to hospitalized patients on Internal Medicine that can be used in conjunction with previo...
The subjects of this intervention program are mainly based on community-dwelling mid-aged and older adults. The investigator's program will provide meals containing different proportionate...
Comorbidity assessment in the field of HCT might be a burden on the medical team at the clinic or the research staff. This research study aims to explore and validate new methods, Claims-b...
The investigators will create a frailty index using health administrative data available for older people having surgery. The index will be based on the Canadian Study of Health and Aging ...
Prostate cancer (PC) is a devastating and heterogeneous condition with diverse treatment options. When selecting treatments for patients with very high-risk PC, clinicians must consider patient comorb...
Predicting Adverse Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Demographics, the American Society of Anesthesiologists class, the Modified Charlson Comorbidity Index, and the Modified Frailty Index.
No known study has compared the predictive power of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) class, modified Charlson Comorbidity Index, modified Frailty Index, and demographic characteristics ...
This study examined the prognostic value of the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) in predicting short-term clinical outcomes in hospitalized older adults. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of p...
Comparison of overall survival (OS) between SBRT and other treatments for early stage NSCLC is confounded by differences in age, performance status, and medical comorbidity. We sought to define the mo...
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
A dental health survey developed to evaluate a patient's orthodontic treatment need and priority for orthodontic care. The index is based on an assessment of degree of MALOCCLUSION and the potential aesthetic and dental health benefit of the treatment under consideration.
Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.
Conscious or unconscious emotional reaction of the therapist to the patient which may interfere with treatment. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.