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Table 3 Details of the 10 patients who died and did not fulfil the AEP criteria

From: The characteristics and prognosis of patients fulfilling the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol in a medical admission unit; a prospective observational study

Sex Age Presenting complaint Discharge diagnosis DNAR ordered LOS (hours)
Male 86 Dehydration Ileus Yes 12.6
Female 73 Dyspnoea COPD Yes 234.7
Male 51 Dyspnoea Liver failure Yes 189.5
Male 90 Pulmonary cancer Dyspnoea Yes 41.9
Male 80 Cough Pneumonia Yes 51.3
Female 88 Dehydration Septicaemia Yes 102.4
Male 59 General debility Dyspnoea No 125.7
Male 75 Pneumonia Pneumonia Yes 155.3
Male 69 Syncope Heart failure No 161.5
Female 83 COPD COPD No 18.4
  1. DNAR = Do not attempt resuscitation
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