Development of a clinical prediction model to calculate patient life expectancy: the measure of actuarial life expectancy (MALE).

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OBJECTIVES To develop a clinical prediction model enabling the calculation of an individual patient's life expectancy (LE) and survival probability based on age, sex, and comorbidity for use in the joint decision-making process regarding medical treatment. METHODS A computer software program was developed with a team of 3 clinicians, 2 professional… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X08327114

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