Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years: The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care

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Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years : The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care. / Vejen, Marie; Bjorner, Jakob B.; Bestle, Morten H.; Lindhardt, Anne; Jensen, Jens U.

In: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Vol. 2017, No. (2017), 5192640, 21.08.2017, p. 1-9.

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Vejen, M, Bjorner, JB, Bestle, MH, Lindhardt, A & Jensen, JU 2017, 'Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years: The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care', Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. 2017, no. (2017), 5192640, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5192640

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Vejen, M., Bjorner, J. B., Bestle, M. H., Lindhardt, A., & Jensen, J. U. (2017). Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years: The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, 2017((2017)), 1-9. [5192640]. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5192640

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Vejen M, Bjorner JB, Bestle MH, Lindhardt A, Jensen JU. Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years: The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2017 Aug 21;2017((2017)):1-9. 5192640. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5192640

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Vejen, Marie ; Bjorner, Jakob B. ; Bestle, Morten H. ; Lindhardt, Anne ; Jensen, Jens U. / Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years : The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care. In: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2017 ; Vol. 2017, No. (2017). pp. 1-9.

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abstract = "Introduction. The objective of this study is, among half-year intensive care survivors, to determine whether self-assessment of health can predict two-year mortality. Methods. The study is a prospective cohort study based on the Procalcitonin and Survival Study trial. Half-year survivors from this 1200-patient multicenter intensive care trial were sent the SF-36 questionnaire. We used both a simple one-item question and multiple questions summarized as a Physical Component Summary (PCS) and a Mental Component Summary (MCS) score. The responders were followed for vital status 730 days after inclusion. Answers were dichotomized into a low-risk and a high-risk group and hazard ratios (HR) with 95{\%} confidence interval (CI) were calculated by Cox proportional hazard analyses. Conclusion. We found that self-rated health measured by a single question was a strong independent predictor of two-year all-cause mortality (HR: 1.8; 95{\%} CI: 1.1–3.0). The multi-item component scores of the SF-36 also predicted two-year mortality (PCS: HR: 2.9; 95{\%} CI 1.7–5.0) (MCS: HR: 1.9; 95{\%} CI 1.1–3.4). These results suggest that self-rated health questions could help in identifying patients at excess risk. Randomized controlled trials are needed to test whether our findings represent causality.",
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