Rule of Five

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If the patient has five or more support lines—e.g., NG tube, Foley catheter, central line, TPN drip, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)—then the patient is in critical condition and should be placed in the ICU/ITU
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The famous Lipinski's Rule of Five, for example, uses measures such as a molecular mass cutoff of 500 daltons to evaluate whether a compound might be absorbed and used by the body.
These range from the simple application of the ubiquitous Lipinski's rule of five, to the relatively sophisticated integration and scoring of a range of predictive models.
These range from the simple application of the ubiquitous Lipinski's rule of five, through to relatively sophisticated integration and scoring of a range of predictive models.