Tools to Help Prognostication in Patients with Advanced Cancer
For Predicting Days/Weeks/Months:
For Predicting Impending Death (less than 72 hours)
- Recursive Model
A model developed in the Investigating the Process of Dying study using the Palliative Perfomance Score (PPS) and the presence/absence of clinical signs.
- Pre-test/Post-test Probability Calculator
A calculator that takes a pre-test probability and applies positive and negative likelihood ratios based on physical signs as found in the Investigating the Process of Dying study.