Downton

English translation: Downton fall risk index

05:38 Aug 5, 2019
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Spanish term or phrase: Downton
In a medical assessment of a hospitalized patient.
Wonder if Downton is a typo or name of a person manning the nursing station....? Could some one please help me.

Revaloración de riesgos de caídas

Registros de enfermería:
Downton – Caídas previas No: Caídas previas No;
Downton – Medicamentos Hipotensores (No diuréticos): Uso de medicamentos hipotensores (No iuréticos);
Downton – Medicamentos Otros: Uso de otros medicamentos;
Downton – Déficit Sensorial Ningúno: Sin deficit sensorial aparente;
Ashok Pipal
Local time: 12:40
English translation:Downton fall risk index
Explanation:
It's the name of an index:

La escala Downton es una herramienta que se
utiliza en hospitalización para la valoración del
riesgo de caídas.
https://www.codem.es/Adjuntos/CODEM/Documentos/Informaciones...

Downton Fall Risk Index is an instrument aimed at assessing the risks of falls. The instrument has shown high sensitivity and lower specificity but deemed as having adequate predictive accuracy for falls among older people ( Rosendahl et al., 2003). The older people are assessed through 11 different risk factors which are grouped into five categories: Each of the 11 risk factors gives either a 0 or 1 yielding a maximum score of 11.https://www.researchgate.net/figure/The-Downton-fall-risk-in...
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Marie Wilson
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Local time: 09:10
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Downton fall risk index


Explanation:
It's the name of an index:

La escala Downton es una herramienta que se
utiliza en hospitalización para la valoración del
riesgo de caídas.
https://www.codem.es/Adjuntos/CODEM/Documentos/Informaciones...

Downton Fall Risk Index is an instrument aimed at assessing the risks of falls. The instrument has shown high sensitivity and lower specificity but deemed as having adequate predictive accuracy for falls among older people ( Rosendahl et al., 2003). The older people are assessed through 11 different risk factors which are grouped into five categories: Each of the 11 risk factors gives either a 0 or 1 yielding a maximum score of 11.https://www.researchgate.net/figure/The-Downton-fall-risk-in...

Marie Wilson
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Local time: 09:10
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