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Clinical Decision Tools

Download algorithms, calculators, and other tools to help you treat hypertension, adjust coumadin levels, and more.

Adult Hypertension Treatment Algorithm

A recommended algorithm for physicians treating patients with hypertension; developed by Scripps Health through its participation in the "Measure Up/Pressure Down" initiative
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Cardiac Global Risk Assessment

A tool for calculating a patient's risk of cardiovascular disease (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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Coronary Angioplasty

A risk score calculator for estimating the likelihood of complications from angioplasty
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Coronary Disease Risk Prediction Score Sheet (Men)

A score sheet for predicting the risk of coronary heart disease in men based on total cholesterol level
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Coronary Disease Risk Prediction Score Sheet (Women)

A score sheet for predicting the risk of coronary heart disease in women based on total cholesterol level
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Coumadin Adjustment Calculator

A calculator that guides a medical provider through adjustment of coumadin (warfarin) dosing (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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CURB-65 Score for Pneumonia

Decision rules to help determine outpatient vs. inpatient treatment for pneumonia (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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DIRE Score for Appropriate Opioid Use

Tool for assessing the appropriateness of chronic opioid therapy (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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Immediate Action Protocol for Patients at Risk of Suicide

A protocol for assessing a patient's suicide risk and deciding on an appropriate plan of action, including referral to an inpatient psychiatric facility
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Oswestry Disability Index

A questionnaire designed to determine how a patient's back or leg pain is affecting their ability to manage in everyday life (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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Otitis Media Decision Tool

A tool for determining the certainty of diagnosis in children (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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Selected Generic Antihypertensive Medications

A list of medications and dosages for treating patients with hypertension as well as a list of recommended lifestyle changes; developed by Scripps Health through its participation in the "Measure Up/Pressure Down" initiative
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Strep Throat Decision Tool

A calculator that applies the Centor criteria for pharyngitis (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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