Index May Help Predict 10-Year Mortality Among Older Adults
From Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today
March 7, 2013 - 5:00am
"Recent guidelines recommend considering patients' life expectancy when deciding whether to pursue preventive interventions with long lag times to benefit (7 years or more) such as colorectal cancer screening and intensive glycemic control for diabetes. However, most mortality indices have focused on short-term risk (5 years or less)," writes Marisa Cruz, M.D...Continue reading this article »
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