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risk stratification

Medical decision-making The constellation of activities–eg, lab and clinical testing used to determine a person's risk for suffering a particular condition and need–or lack thereof–for preventive intervention

risk stratification

A formal estimate of the probability of a person's succumbing to a disease or benefiting from a treatment for that disease.
See also: stratification
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Background: There is scanty evidence concerning the ability of Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes with Early Implementation of the ACC/AHA Guidelines (CRUSADE) and Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy and Harmonizing Outcomes with Revascularization and Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction (ACUITY-HORIZONS) scores to predict out-of-hospital bleeding risk after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) with drug-eluting stents (DES) in patients receiving dual antiplatelet therapy.
"Health risk stratification is the cornerstone of population health management and a crucial prerequisite to success in a system increasingly partial to value-based reimbursement.
David Hickey: The document focuses on the diagnosis of MI; it does not cover risk stratification.
Spontaneous diagnostic ECG is one of the important parameters in predicting outcome in all publications regarding risk stratification in Brugada syndrome.
This recurrence risk stratification system can provide promising guidance concerning the initial postoperative management of DTC, but it can also give rise to controversy.
HIN's 10 Questions on Stratifying High-Risk Patients Survey will assemble a comprehensive set of best practices and benchmarks on health risk stratification approaches and its impact on clinical, financial and operational metrics.
Risk stratification systems serve multiple purposes, including guiding decision-making, providing clinical trial design stratification options or facilitating inter-physician or organizational data/outcome exchange by the establishment of a common nomenclature.
Written for the specialist and referring physician, the opening chapters cover basic principles of systems of biology, molecular and translational medicine, CPG development, and risk stratification for thyroid cancer.
For asymptomatic patients in whom electrophysiology testing identifies high-risk properties, catheter ablation is recommended; catheter ablation should also be considered for patients with asymptomatic pre-excitation and a low-risk accessory pathway at invasive or noninvasive risk stratification and for patients with asymptomatic pre-excitation and left ventricular dysfunction due to electrical dyssynchrony.
care co-ordination will be both pro-active case management, based on risk stratification, and real time reactive to referrals received.
The objective of this report is to describe the impact on patient risk stratification for VTE resulting from the use of a novel VTE risk stratification and management guideline for patients receiving observation care.
The recently published International Consensus Recommendations on the management of patients with non-variceal upper GI bleeding recommend "early risk stratification", by using validated prognostic scales.