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*  Risk of mortality
Case mix index Diagnosis codes Severity of illness Alemi, F., J. Rice, and R. Hankins. 1990. "Predicting In-Hospital Survival ... Severity Measurement Methods and Judging Hospital Death Rates for Pneumonia, Medical Care 34 (1): 11-28, 1996. ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E05)
... severity of illness index MeSH E05.318.308.250.475.547.500 --- karnofsky performance status MeSH E05.318.308.250.475.730 --- ... dental plaque index MeSH E05.318.308.250.300.350 --- dmf index MeSH E05.318.308.250.300.675 --- oral hygiene index MeSH E05.318 ... injury severity score MeSH E05.318.308.940.984 --- nursing records MeSH E05.318.308.970 --- registries MeSH E05.318.308.970.725 ... mitotic index MeSH E05.200.500.386 --- cytophotometry MeSH E05.200.500.386.350 --- flow cytometry MeSH E05.200.500.386.400 --- ...
*  Severity of illness
Diagnosis-related group (DRG) Risk of mortality (ROM) Case mix index (CMI) Diagnosis code Averill RF, The evolution of case-mix ... Severity of illness (SOI) is defined as the extent of organ system derangement or physiologic decompensation for a patient. It ... Frederick, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc; 19 "Evaluation of Severity-Adjusted DRG Systems": RAND Evaluation of DRG Systems. ...
*  PIM2
... is a scoring system for rating the severity of medical illness for children, one of several ICU scoring systems. Its name ... Slater A, Shann F, Pearson G, Paediatric Index of Mortality Study Group (2003). "PIM2: a revised version of the Paediatric ... stands for "Paediatric Index of Mortality". It has been designed to provide a predicted mortality for a patient by following a ... Index of Mortality". Intensive Care Med. 29 (2): 278-85. doi:10.1007/s00134-002-1601-2. PMID 12541154. this is the first ...
*  Pneumonia severity index
The rule uses demographics (whether someone is older, and is male or female), the coexistence of co-morbid illnesses, findings ... The pneumonia severity index (PSI) or PORT Score is a clinical prediction rule that medical practitioners can use to calculate ... Pneumonia: New Prediction Model Proves Promising Pneumonia Severity Index Calculator Community-Acquired Pneumonia Mortality ... The purpose of the PSI is to classify the severity of a patient's pneumonia to determine the amount of resources to be ...
*  Diagnosis-related group
Severity of illness (SOI) Pay for Performance Mistichelli, Judith Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) and the Prospective Payment ... The 20.0 version appeared in 2002.[citation needed] In 2007, author Rick Mayes described DRGs as: Case mix index Diagnosis ... They include: Medicare DRG (CMS-DRG & MS-DRG) Refined DRGs (R-D RG) All Patient DRGs (AP-DRG) Severity DRGs (S-DRG) All Patient ... Severity-Adjusted DRGs (APS-DRG) All Patient Refined DRGs (APR-DRG) International-Refined DRGs (IR-DRG) The system was created ...
*  Renal angina
In that study, the RAI outperformed standard illness severity scores such as Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) for prediction ... Thus, the creation of the renal angina index was done by a multiplicative index (instead of sum). The RAI score is a composite ... directing biomarker testing only for patients who fulfill a combination of illness severity and changes in kidney function. ... calculating RAI and measuring biomarkers is relatively simple compared to calculation of severity of illness scores), useful ( ...
*  SOI
... auxiliary police forces in Iraq Severity of illness, medical classification Sphere of influence, a term in politics Survey of ... FAA review for DO-178B Aircraft software development Southern Oscillation Index Sphere of influence (astrodynamics), a term in ...
*  Community-acquired pneumonia
Treatment of CAP in children depends on the child's age and the severity of illness. Children under five are not usually ... Some CAP patients require intensive care, with clinical prediction rules such as the pneumonia severity index and CURB-65 ... Diagnostic tools depend on the severity of illness, local practices and concern about complications of the infection. All ... Outpatients with underlying illness or risk factors: Although this group does not require hospitalization, patients have ...
*  Charles P. O'Brien
"Addiction Severity Index," a tool that was later translated into over 30 languages and which by 2012 was being used throughout ... that psychiatrists use in diagnosing mental illnesses, including addiction disorders. There was no validated measure of ...
*  Expressed emotion
... illness severity, age of onset, and illness length. There is also literature that links EE to the course and outcome of ... One study showed that one component, high parental dimensions of criticism (CRIT), can be used as an index of problematic ... The family believes that the cause of many of the family's problems is the patient's mental illness, whether they are or not. ... Theoretically, a high level of EE in the home can worsen the prognosis in patients with mental illness, such as schizophrenia ...
*  Peripheral artery disease
... prognosis is correlated with the severity of the PAD as measured by the ankle-brachial index. Large-vessel PAD increases ... When gangrene has set in, amputation is required to prevent infected tissues from causing sepsis a life-threatening illness. ... Depending on the severity of the disease, the following steps can be taken, according to the following guidelines: Smoking ... PAD is typically diagnosed by finding an ankle-brachial index (ABI) less than 0.90, which is the systolic blood pressure at the ...
*  Nickel tetracarbonyl
These reach greatest severity after four days, possibly resulting in death from cardiorespiratory or renal failure. ... Nickel carbonyl poisoning is characterized by a two-stage illness. The first consists of headaches and chest pain lasting a few ... The Merck Index (7th ed.). Merck. Hedberg, L.; Iijima, T.; Hedberg, K. (1979). "Nickel tetracarbonyl, Ni(CO)4. I. Molecular ...
*  Triage
Overtriage is the overestimating of the severity of an illness or injury. An example of this would be categorizing a Priority 3 ... or Emergency Severity Index) However any Group, Individual and/or Hospital Triage system can be used at the appropriate level ... Undertriage is the underestimating the severity of an illness or injury. An example of this would be categorizing a Priority 1 ... The Injury Severity Score (ISS) is another example of a trauma scoring system. This assigns a score from 0 to 75 based on ...
*  Comorbidity
Geriatric Index of Comorbidity (GIC): Developed in 2002 Functional Comorbidity Index (FCI): Developed in 2005. Total Illness ... because it gave the practicing doctors a chance to calculate the number and severity of chronic illnesses in the structure of ... Charlson Index: This index is meant for the long-term prognosis of comorbid patients and was developed by M. E. Charlson in ... The Kaplan-Feinstein Index: This index was created in 1973 based on the study of the effect of the associated diseases on ...
*  Clinical Global Impression
... is a 7-point scale that requires the clinician to rate the severity of the patient's illness at the time of assessment, ... Efficacy Index is a 4×4 rating scale that assesses the therapeutic effect of treatment with psychiatric medication and ... The Clinical Global Impression (CGI) rating scales are measures of symptom severity, treatment response and the efficacy of ... The Clinical Global Impression - Severity scale (CGI-S) ... requires the clinician to assess how much the patient's illness ...
*  Personality Assessment Inventory
Malingering Index; to assist in identifying feigned mental illness. Rogers Discriminant Function; to assist in identifying ... Comparison with this group is useful to detect and estimate the severity of clinical problems relative to the average person. ... Comparison with this group helps assess the severity of psychopathology among other patients. There is also a sample of 1200 ... The Personality Assessment Screener ) is a 22-item instrument that provides an index of the likelihood that an important ...
*  Psoriasis
... Area and Severity Index (PASI), Nail Psoriasis Severity Index (NAPSI), Modified Nail Psoriasis Severity Index (mNAPSI ... Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI), Psoriatic Arthritis Quality of Life (PsAQOL), Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness ... The psoriasis area severity index (PASI) is the most widely used measurement tool for psoriasis. PASI assesses the severity of ... a Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI) score ≤10, and a dermatology life quality index (DLQI) score ≤10. Moderate to severe ...
*  Influenza A virus subtype H5N1
... planning for a future influenza pandemic is based on what can be done and there is no higher Pandemic Severity Index level than ... Full-scale production of a vaccine that could prevent any illness at all from the strain would require at least three months ... The severity of the infection depends in large part on the state of the infected persons' immune systems and whether they had ... is a subtype of the influenza A virus which can cause illness in humans and many other animal species. A bird-adapted strain of ...
*  Beck Anxiety Inventory
Because of this, it has been shown to elevate anxiety measures in those with physical illnesses like postural orthostatic ... "Is the beck anxiety inventory a good tool to assess the severity of anxiety? A primary care study in The Netherlands study of ... tachycardia syndrome, when the Anxiety Sensitivity Index did not. Finally, the mean and median reliability estimates of the BAI ... is a 21-question multiple-choice self-report inventory that is used for measuring the severity of anxiety in children and ...
*  ICD-10
... severity of illness); and 7 (placeholder for extension of the code to increase specificity). Not only must new software be ... An unusual feature of the index of ICD-10-TM is that it is bilingual, containing both Thai and English trails.[citation needed ...
*  Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set
NCQA also collaborates annually with U.S. News & World Report to rank HMOs using an index that combines many HEDIS measures and ... In 1998, HEDIS measures were said to "offer little insight into... [a health] plan's ability to treat serious illnesses". But, ... An "Acute Outpatient Depression Indicator" score based on a HEDIS measure predicted improvement in depression severity in one ...
*  Decompression sickness
Its potential severity has driven much research to prevent it and divers almost universally use dive tables or dive computers ... DCS was a major factor during construction of Eads Bridge, when 15 workers died from what was then a mysterious illness, and ... A statistical study published in 2005 tested potential risk factors: age, gender, body mass index, smoking, asthma, diabetes, ... DCS and arterial gas embolism are collectively referred to as decompression illness. Since bubbles can form in or migrate to ...
*  Nerve conduction velocity
Measurements of nerve conduction velocity are critical to determining the degree of severity. These levels of severity are ... Circumference of the index finger appears to be negatively associated with conduction amplitudes in the Median and Ulnar nerves ... Because electrodiagnosis is one of the fastest and most direct methods of determining the presence of the illness and its ... Robinson, Lawrence, R.; Strakowski, Jeffrey; Kennedy, David J. (May 2013). "Is the Combined Sensory (Robinson) Index Routinely ...
*  CURB-65
Howell MD, Donnino MW, Talmor D, Clardy P, Ngo L, Shapiro NI (2007). "Performance of severity of illness scoring systems in ... The CURB-65 has been compared to the pneumonia severity index in predicting mortality from pneumonia. It was shown that the PSI ... 2003). "Defining community acquired pneumonia severity on presentation to hospital: an international derivation and validation ... CURB-65 is based on the earlier CURB score and is recommended by the British Thoracic Society for the assessment of severity of ...
*  Pain Catastrophizing Scale
The scale was developed as a self-report measurement tool that provided a valid index of catastrophizing in clinical and non- ... Specifically it has been shown to determine illness related stress and depression issues that arise from parent's ... spouse catastrophizing about a partner's chronic pain was related to depressive and pain severity levels in both spouses. ... catastrophizing about their child's pain in regards to a disability or illness. Similarly with respect to pain catastrophizing ...