- •Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common and dangerous disease. PESI can accurately stratify the risk of PE patients. However, there are many variables in PESI, and for emergency or respiratory physicians with busy clinical work, it takes more time and effort to evaluate. In addition, previous studies have shown that the prognosis of PE patients varies by race. The aim of this study was to develop a new, simpler multiracial model to assess 30-day survival in PE patients.
- •This study used the MIMIC-III database to construct a new nomogram for predicting 30-day survival in PE patients. The new nomogram contains only 7 variables, which is more convenient to use. Compared with PESI, the new nomogram also had good predictive power. The new nomogram incorporates the race variable and thus can assess the prognosis of PE patients of different races.
- •Our new nomogram makes it easier for clinicians to assess the prognosis of PE patients and saves time and effort in assessment. In addition, our model also has the ability to evaluate the prognosis of PE patients of different races, and also has good predictive power.
Abbreviation:MIMIC-III (medical information mart for intensive care III), INR (international normalized ratio), PLT (platelets), PT (prothrombin time), SBP (systolic blood pressure), DBP (diastolic blood pressure), Spo2 (blood oxygen saturation), Aids (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
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