Has disability lasted, or is it expected to last, for a continuous period of not less than 12 months? Yes No Ifyes, name and specialty: Michele T Di Palo Satisfaction is one of the core outcome measures for health care. The scale is between ‘0’ (no chance) to ‘100’ (absolutely certain).”. Tech Commun Q [Internet]. Vital signs may be unstable or not within normal limits. Prognostic Disclosure to Patients with Cancer near the End of Life. Fair 6. The puppy was owner surrendered to the shelter today and is very sick. 2015;4527(October):1–18. Rating Satisfaction Research: Is it c] Poor, 0 Fair, Good, 0 Very Good, or c] Excellent? A prognosis may be described as excellent, good, fair, poor, or even hopeless. 2001;134:1096–105. With no substantial evidence-base available a small experiment was set-up to see what six consultant grade restorative dentists did when writing out restorative treatment plans to convey the idea of clinical risk/benefit. One must note however that there were still huge outliers in the interpretation as marked by the red asterisk on the second chart. Though this task may be impossible I hope with a few simple additions we can add a little bit more clarity to the task of consent. We asked sixty consecutive general practice patients without asking the same patient twice what chance of success (excellent, good, fair, guarded or poor) meant. Serious/Guarded/Poor The patient’s vital signs might be fluctuating and they do not adhere to normal safe limits. Unstable It is not enough to simply write in your records a one word prognosis term such as “excellent”. Prognosis ‐ Circle One: Excellent Good Fair Poor Guarded Unstable Discharge Status – Check Appropriate Box(s) Successful 1.Treatment Plans/Goals Reached and … %PDF-1.4 %���� It's one step above "poor prognosis" and a step below "fair prognosis." ( Log Out /  - Serious (also poor or guarded): The patient is acutely ill with questionable outlook. 2015;24(3):217–34. He proposed that numerical odds were added to the descriptive words to add clarity between analysts and the decision makers. Procedure Note. * Fair ... (also poor or guarded): ... and you're not yet able to make a determination about his prognosis." So if the weather forecast says there is a 60% chance of rain and it does not rain the forecaster is judged as being wrong. What are some factors to consider before making a fair prognosis? The first aspect is the patient's current state, which may be reported as "good" or "serious," for instance. endstream endobj 4 0 obj<>stream The prognosis for soundness of fracture types I and II is fair to good. 1. What to enter in Working Diagnosis. Guarded – Possible outcome is unknown 4. At this point in time, it is my opinion that the prognosis for {'title'} {'l_name'} is guarded. autonomic dys. Guarded 3. Available from: Kent S. Words of Estimative Probability [Internet]. Has patient reached Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)? - good - fair - poor - guarded/questionable ... Good or fair: good chance of improvement of the condition with therapy Poor: maybe there is a chance of improvement Guarded - unlikely any improvement Hopeless - no chance! Available from: Kreuter N. The US Intelligence Community’s Mathematical Ideology of Technical Communication. The probability could be from 1-10, 1-5 or a star ratings more commonly seen on rating websites but it is quick and helps to anchor the patient closer to the clinician interpretation of the words used. H���yTSw�oɞ����c [���5la�QIBH�ADED���2�mtFOE�.�c��}���0��8�׎�8G�Ng�����9�w���߽��� �'����0 �֠�J��b� 1. While subjective, "fair" indicates a moderate probability of returning to normal function - it's not great odds, but the risk of severe complications or death is low. The difference between the two is that while a prognosis is a guess as to the outcome of treatment, a diagnosis is actually identifying the problem and giving it a name, such as depression or … You just clipped your first slide! Both MeSH and free text word were used: “dentistry”, “dental”, or “oral-health”, “risk communication”, “shared decision making” and “valid consent”. g u a r d e p o n s i h t p c o n e i. b s m r f g u a d TITLE guardeponsi PUB.DATEJanuary2005 SOURCETaber'sCyclopedicMedical ictionary;205, 914 SOURCETYPEBok DOC.TYPEReferenceEntry Superforecasting The Art & Science of Prediction. A chance for improved outlook. This flies in the face of the basic tenets of valid consent. Learn more about your pet's "prognostic factors" and how they determine treatment in today's Daily Vet. Assuming that our patients have capacity to give consent and have not been pressured into making a choice how do we make sure they are correctly informed: i.e. Available from: Lamont EB, Christakis NA. At this point in time, it is my opinion that the prognosis for {'title'} {'l_name'} is fair, with residuals. Susan is correct. Determination of prognosis and The Treatment plan for periodontal disease Generally there are six descriptors used in determining a patient’s prognosis in regards to musculoskeletal conditions. Procedure Note. Likely, Somewhat Likely, Unlikely, Very Unlikely. Poor 2. Generalized form – fair, poor or questionable prognosis due to generalized interproximal loss, poor antibody response and thus poor response to conventional periodontal therapy. “What methods of risk communication are used in the shared decision making process to gain valid consent in dentistry?”. Working Diagnosis. 49. Prognosis vs. ASSESSMENT: Symptomatically prognosis is: good / poor / guarded / improving / unchanged / worse / other_____ MEDICATIONS: Effective / Ineffective / Partially effective / tolerating well _____ TREATMENT PLAN: Adjust medications / Continue current approach. In practice 90% success relates to the success rate of the clinician, for 1-in-10 of the patients the treatment has 100% failed. Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Meanwhile, an individual with a guarded prognosis may have stable vital signs right now, but their condition could worsen or improve. 1. 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It is … Case Patient: Mr. Torres Location: Outpatient facility Medical Diagnosis: Grade I tear in right supraspinatus muscle (rotator cuff). The doctor is not exactly sure of what the patient’s probability for recovery might be, but they still believe that the patient has a (slight) chance of recovery. 2000;81(1):115–31. A chance for improved outlook. Anesthesia. The patients were asked not to over-think the question but go with their first instinct and no additional guidance was given. D. PROGNOSIS and RETURN TO WORK 12. Basal-cell carcinoma (BCC), also known as basal-cell cancer, is the most common type of skin cancer. Excellent 4. A good example of guarded prognosis occurs when a patient is terminally ill but the doctor realizes that telling this patient about the impending situation will aggravate matters and even cause depression. PROGNOSIS: Fair. Hence the preference to use words that can be interpreted elastically. Excellent Good ... Poor, Fair, Good. To gain valid consent clinicians need to understand that what they are saying does not necessarily align clearly with what the patient is understanding and there is a general trend to over-optimism. In human medicine, public and patient involvement is widely used to inform research agendas. The term is most commonly used in information given to the news media, and is rarely used as a clinical description by physicians.. Two aspects of the patient's state may be reported. Social services consult to corroborate his story. Intell Natl Secur [Internet]. 38 Fracture types III and IV have a guarded to fair prognosis due to the likelihood of distal interphalangeal arthritis. Unstable It is not enough to simply write in your records a one word prognosis term such as “excellent”. This use of WEPS only is however not an unusual occurrence, in fact as the results both from the literature review and small experiment show it’s the accepted practice. Procedure Note. 5 Levels of a prognosis. 4. One of your patients, a 24 year old student, has recently recovered from a first episode of functional psychosis. Poor Hygiene, Tooth needs to be Removed or Restored. Vital signs may be unstable or not within normal limits. - Serious (also poor or guarded): The patient is acutely ill with questionable outlook. A questionable or guarded prognosis means that there are factors involved preventing complete control of a tooth or arch and that there APRIL 1989 19 is an element of doubt in the prediction of success or failure. Similarly, in a series of studies, McGuire and Nunn (1991, 1996) 2, 3 concluded that it is difficult to predict the prognosis of teeth with an initial prognosis of less than good. Before making recommendations about her patients' care, Dr. Intile focuses on remembering that every animal is a uniquely created organism and that many factors need to be weighed. If you have been in practice for a while there will be times when you become aware that the patient may have misunderstood the risk involved regarding to a proposed treatment or lack of treatment. "When we focus too much on specific prognostic factors, we lose sight of the bigger picture." the person must be given all of the information in terms of what the treatment involves, including the benefits and risks, whether there are reasonable alternative treatments and what will happen if treatment doesn’t go ahead. Eleven anonymised complex clinical cases were presented comprising of a brief dental history, presenting complaint, clinical images, radiographs, and study-casts. Poor Hygiene, Large Caries, Needs Endo. If your patient is unlikely to recover without complications, then his prognosis is guarded. g u a r d e p o n s i h t p c o n e i. b s m r f g u a d TITLE guardeponsi PUB.DATEJanuary2005 SOURCETaber'sCyclopedicMedical ictionary;205, 914 SOURCETYPEBok DOC.TYPEReferenceEntry In actual use, the term "guarded prognosis" means it's not looking good, but it's not totally hopeless yet. Similarly, in a series of studies, McGuire and Nunn (1991, 1996) 2, 3 concluded that it is difficult to predict the prognosis of teeth with an initial prognosis of less than good. The first test was to see how patients interpreted the words without any numbers or probabilities to anchor off. The term is most commonly used in information given to the news media, and is rarely used as a clinical description by physicians.. Two aspects of the patient's state may be reported. Good – Favorable outcome is expected and / or maybe easily managed 2. To answer this a focused question was developed using a PICO approach. PROGNOSIS: Pt. Vital signs may be unstable or not within normal limits. At a pre-discharge meeting with the patient and his relatives, they inquire about the long term outcome, in particular about the chances of a recurrence in the next few years. * Serious (also poor or guarded): The patient is acutely ill with questionable outlook. Prognosis is good.” Now, this was clearly not what the author had intended. 6 It consists of five categories that include good, fair, poor, questionable and hopeless (Table 1). NHS Choices (1) defines valid consent as: “For consent to be valid, it must be voluntary and informed, and the person consenting must have the capacity to make the decision.”. 1 0 obj<> endobj 2 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/ProcSet[/PDF/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 3 0 obj<>stream The question then is, can using numeric probabilities help in communicating risk to our patients? This can lead to an exaggerated sense of disappointment should a treatment fail and a sense of frustration from the clinician who feels they explained the risks prior to treatment. Among the various periodontal prognosis systems, the one most widely used was proposed by McGuire and Nunn in 1996. Both parties may have agreed but not understood fully what they agreed to. At this point in time, it is my opinion that the prognosis for {'title'} {'l_name'} is fair, with residuals. Advanced diseases, prognosis can be good if the lesions are treated with debridement, local and systemic antibiotics, and regenerative therapy 48.  Generalized form – fair, poor or questionable prognosis due to generalized interproximal loss, poor antibody response and thus poor response to conventional periodontal therapy. Fair, Poor, Guarded, or Critical. 49. Medical Definition of Prognosis Medical Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Prognosis: The forecast of the probable outcome or course of a disease; the patient's chance of 'recovery. To date, key research areas likely to have the greatest impact on equine health have not been identified. As everyone ultimately dies, it’s not the full story. Prognosis. Good – Favorable outcome is expected and / or maybe easily managed 2. Generally there are six descriptors used in determining a patient’s prognosis in regards to musculoskeletal conditions. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. In other words, it can be said that it is very difficult to establish an accurate prognosis of periodontally compromised tooth/teeth. Guarded prognosis refers to a situation when the doctor makes, evaluates a forgiving but then keep the findings from him or her. Poor – Non-favorable outcome is expected 5. Guarded Prognosis. What is the medical prognosis? ( Log Out /  At this point in time, it is my opinion that the prognosis for {'title'} {'l_name'} is guarded. It often appears as a painless raised area of skin, which may be shiny with small blood vessels running over it. In operative dentistry, prognosis may be used to describe the likelihood of success of a particular treatment procedure in terms of time of service, functional value, comfort, and esthetic value for the patient. The exercise was then repeated adding a numerical reference so excellent (9/10), good (8/10), fair (5/10, guarded (3/10) and poor (1/10) Fig.2 Patient perception of risk with words and numerical probability added Prognosis: Guarded Poor Fair Good Excellent Supporting facts for prognosis: Treatment or therapyplan: Does the patient report thecondition isadequatelycontrolledwith medication, treatment or therapy? “Prognosis” concerns the prediction of future events. For practical purposes the prognosis may be reduced to two categories, poor and guarded. Medical state is a term used to describe a hospital patient's health status, or condition. I still believe his/her condition to be of a relatively serious nature. Think of it as an answer to a questionnaire: How likely is this patient to recover with no complications? Poor Hygiene, Tooth needs to be Removed or Restored. �0 �� The prognosis for soundness of fracture types I and II is fair to good. There are four major levels of prognosis in veterinary medicine. Journal of the American Intelligence Professional. Fair – Favorable outcome possible and / or manageable 3. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 14. For practical purposes the prognosis may be reduced to two categories, poor and guarded. "i have autonomic dysfunction - and i have lupus does this mean i will have a poor prognosis and die early from lupus? People often confuse the terms prognosis and diagnosis. Follow-up studies made of the patients after release from the hospital reveal that 43.8 per cent with a good prognosis, 36.9 per cent with a guarded prognosis, and 20.7 per cent with a poor prognosis were still abstinent. n�3ܣ�k�Gݯz=��[=��=�B�0FX'�+������t���G�,�}���/���Hh8�m�W�2p[����AiA��N�#8$X�?�A�KHI�{!7�. This challenge with using descriptive words only was first documented by Sherman Kent in 1964 for the CIA in an attempt to improve intelligence briefings following the Bay of Pigs disaster in 1961. In a paper about prognostic disclosure in cancer care(7) patients wanted a frank detailed prognoses but they also they want good news and the clinician to be optimistic. Caution should however also be exercised as even with the inclusion of description, time and probability there were still large outliers in how the patients interpreted the information. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Episodes of asymptomatic, non‐sustained VT are common, increasing in frequency with the severity of HF and ventricular dysfunction and indicating a poor prognosis in patients with HF, but provide little discrimination between sudden death or death due to progressive HF. Poor – Non-favorable outcome is expected 5. To narrow this gap, it is clear that adding a time frame and chance of success helps such as the ‘10-year success is good (7/10)’. has excellent potential to meet expected outcomes of therapy due to his excellent motivation to return to work, young age, no prior injury to the ® shoulder, & overall good physical conditioning prior to injury. It depends on whom you ask. �ꇆ��n���Q�t�}MA�0�al������S�x ��k�&�^���>�0|>_�'��,�G! If we really want to give our patients information that is clear and useful we need to look outside of the medical and dental guidelines and the Global Intelligence Community has been wrestling with this for a long time(2–4). A chance for improved outlook. Social services consult to corroborate his story. ( Log Out /  PubMed and the Cochrane library produced zero matches and Tripdatabase found 27 systematic reviews but none of them matched the question. Little Benjamin has been sick for over a week with diarrhea and vomiting blood and if he even stands a chance , we need to get ahead of this fast. What to enter in Working Diagnosis. Before making recommendations about her patients' care, Dr. Intile focuses on remembering that every animal is a uniquely created organism and that many factors need to be weighed. Just extract the tooth/teeth. Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) is the most prevalent endocrine disorder of older equids. Guarded: Condition, where things are not clear, can have poor outcome and can go either way. DHI and P Values. Ann Intern Med. 3. Andris J. Kaneps, in Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery (Second Edition), 2014. The clinicians were given ten minutes per case to assess the patient’s current dental health and future treatment then complete a proforma letter expressing their prognostic opinions as they would with a real patient. ASSESSMENT: Symptomatically prognosis is: good / poor / guarded / improving / unchanged / worse / other_____ MEDICATIONS: Effective / Ineffective / Partially effective / tolerating well _____ TREATMENT PLAN: Adjust medications / Continue current approach. Michele T Di Palo Satisfaction is one of the core outcome measures for health care. The exercise was then repeated adding a numerical reference so excellent (9/10), good (8/10), fair (5/10, guarded (3/10) and poor (1/10), Fig.2 Patient perception of risk with words and numerical probability added. In operative dentistry, prognosis may be used to describe the likelihood of success of a particular treatment procedure in terms of time of service, functional value, comfort, and esthetic value for the patient. Similar to Sherman Kent I divided the commonly used WEPS and ascribed rough probabilities of success to these. The result where charted below using a Box plot. I believe the most important part of being correctly informed prior to giving consent is understanding the potential future risks of accepting or rejecting a course of treatment. A prognosis may be described as excellent, good, fair, poor, or even hopeless. Serious: Diagnosis which has not good prognosis, with vitals not good and fluctuating. DHI and P Values. Excellent Good Fair Poor Guarded 13. Advanced diseases, prognosis can be good if the lesions are treated with debridement, local and systemic antibiotics, and regenerative therapy 48. In common practice when someone is so sick that we are focusing on purely palliative ends, comfort care, it means that the patient’s prognosis is limited, bad, even grim. 38 Fracture types III and IV have a guarded to fair prognosis due to the likelihood of distal interphalangeal arthritis. Consent to Treatment [Internet]. Learn more about your pet's "prognostic factors" and how they determine treatment in today's Daily Vet. Poor or Hopeless Prognosis. N'��)�].�u�J�r� Yes No N/A Comments: Is another medical specialist involved in treatment of this condition? Available from: Barnes A. Fair – Favorable outcome possible and / or manageable 3. The patient might be seriously injured or seriously ill. H��w6RH/�*�257ճ���0�P0 Bsc��IJ��T02�30004�TH�����5Tp�� A poor prognosis means the opposite is true. Assessment: -Parvovirus Prognosis: Poor to guarded We just got a... call from the Brooklyn ACC shelter asking us to take a sick puppy with the parvovirus. Good 5. NHS. Only once (1/140) was there a time frame/numerical probability given. Fair: Vital signs are stable and within normal limits. Other Types of Prognoses A good prognosis implies the patient will improve successfully. Available from: Tetlock PG dan. It is intuitively more appealing than mea- sures of health care effectiveness or efficiency that are The analysis produced a lot of descriptive terms relating to prognosis/risk and outcome which come under the title of ‘words of estimative probability’ (WEPS). It may also present as a raised area with ulceration. Guarded 3. Guarded – Possible outcome is unknown 4. 4. The first aspect is the patient's current state, which may be reported as "good" or "serious," for instance. The conditions can change from day to day, particularly when our pets are recovering from major surgery. Prognosis Prediction of the probable course of a disease or condition in an individual and the chances of recovery. Medical state is a term used to describe a hospital patient's health status, or condition. It is intuitively more appealing than mea- sures of health care effectiveness or efficiency that are At a pre-discharge meeting with the patient and his relatives, they inquire about the long term outcome, in particular about the chances of a recurrence in the next few years. Good: Vital signs are stable and within normal limits. 3. home; the practice; the people; services; clients; careers; contact; blog 1964. p. 49–65. �V��)g�B�0�i�W��8#�8wթ��8_�٥ʨQ����Q�j@�&�A)/��g�>'K�� �t�;\�� ӥ$պF�ZUn����(4T�%)뫔�0C&�����Z��i���8��bx��E���B�;�����P���ӓ̹�A�om?�W= It means the odds that there will be recovery or healing is low. Guarded is usually more ill than a serious prognosis, but not as ill as critical. Many people think of a guarded prognosis as another way to say that the patient is in poor or serious condition. Diagnosis . Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. This is what Philip Tetlock in his book ‘Superforecasting’(5) calls ‘the wrong-side-of-maybe’ fallacy. good; fair; poor; The prognosis can differ from actual current condition. Prognosis. London: Random House and Penguin; 2015. de Bruin WB, Fischhoff B, Millstein SG, Halpern-Felsher BL. Indicators are excellent. Is disability expected to result in death? Stable: Where vitals are normal, although the diagnosis had been life threatening. I still believe his/her condition to be of a relatively serious nature. Patient is conscious and comfortable. Working Diagnosis. Prognosis Prediction of the probable course of a disease or condition in an individual and the chances of recovery. The clinicians were not allowed to confer during the experiment. This duplicated some of the method de Bruin(6) used to answer the question ‘What is 50/50?’.. An example of the proforma given to the patient is indicated below, “Thank-you for helping in this research project on patient consent. Rating Satisfaction Research: Is it c] Poor, 0 Fair, Good, 0 Very Good, or c] Excellent? According to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “Prognosis” is defined as “the prospect of recovery as anticipated from the usual course of disease or peculiarities of the case.” In medicine, however, the term is commonly defined by the mortality rate. From the results on the box plots we can see on both charts a trend downwards from excellent to poor  Without the numbers there is greater optimism and overlap in interpretation and ‘guarded’ is overestimated by about 30 % with outliers from 30% to 90%. Three searches were undertaken using PubMed, Cochrane Library and Tripdatabase. Will someone be able to have a decent quality of life? Now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. Making Intelligence Analysis More Intelligent: Using Numeric Probabilities. And that is why the common practice of assigning business values to projects using simple categories such as “Excellent,” “Good,” “Fair,” and “Poor… "F$H:R��!z��F�Qd?r9�\A&�G���rQ��h������E��]�a�4z�Bg�����E#H �*B=��0H�I��p�p�0MxJ$�D1��D, V���ĭ����KĻ�Y�dE�"E��I2���E�B�G��t�4MzN�����r!YK� ���?%_&�#���(��0J:EAi��Q�(�()ӔWT6U@���P+���!�~��m���D�e�Դ�!��h�Ӧh/��']B/����ҏӿ�?a0n�hF!��X���8����܌k�c&5S�����6�l��Ia�2c�K�M�A�!�E�#��ƒ�d�V��(�k��e���l ����}�}�C�q�9 “Prognosis” concerns the prediction of future events. 2y�.-;!���K�Z� ���^�i�"L��0���-�� @8(��r�;q��7�L��y��&�Q��q�4�j���|�9�� Even though the logic of his argument was accepted it was never adopted until quite recently following 9/11 and Middle Eastern Crisis. Andris J. Kaneps, in Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery (Second Edition), 2014. Fig.1 Patient perception of risk with words only. The doctor is not exactly sure of what the patient’s probability for recovery might be, but they still believe that the patient has a (slight) chance of recovery. One of your patients, a 24 year old student, has recently recovered from a first episode of functional psychosis. Yes No If no, estimated MMI date? The first test was to see how patients interpreted the words without any numbers or probabilities to anchor off. In other words, it can be said that it is very difficult to establish an accurate prognosis of periodontally compromised tooth/teeth. Poor or Hopeless Prognosis. We asked sixty consecutive general practice patients without asking the same patient twice what chance of success (excellent, good, fair, guarded or poor) meant. Follow-up studies made of the patients after release from the hospital reveal that 43.8 per cent with a good prognosis, 36.9 per cent with a guarded prognosis, and 20.7 per cent with a poor prognosis were still abstinent. The concern was that the numerical probability would be taken as a fact rather than as a probability and the forecaster could be accused of being wrong if the event did-not occur. Poor 2. The results were collected and tabulated below. Verbal and Numerical Expressions of Probability: “It’s a Fifty–Fifty Chance.” Organ Behav Hum Decis Process [Internet]. Excellent Good ... Poor, Fair, Good. Although many periodontal prognosis systems have been developed, most of the prognoses are based on tooth mortality (i.e., extractions).5–8 Assigning an accurate prognosis for each tooth … 5 Levels of a prognosis. The best is good; next fair; then guarded and last poor. Guarded is usually more ill than a serious prognosis, but not as ill as critical. If a health care professional said the success of your operation was ‘insert WEP’ could you please indicate on the scale below where you think the outcome would be. Anesthesia. Good 5. Once the numbers were included much better resolution was achieved with the median figures being closer to the expected values. The patient’s outcome is questionable at this moment, there are some indicators that are unclear as of now. Procedure Note. �x������- �����[��� 0����}��y)7ta�����>j���T�7���@���tܛ�`q�2��ʀ��&���6�Z�L�Ą?�_��yxg)˔z���çL�U���*�u�Sk�Se�O4?׸�c����.� � �� R� ߁��-��2�5������ ��S�>ӣV����d�`r��n~��Y�&�+`��;�A4�� ���A9� =�-�t��l�`;��~p���� �Gp| ��[`L��`� "A�YA�+��Cb(��R�,� *�T�2B-� Poor Hygiene, Large Caries, Needs Endo. Prognosis ‐ Circle One: Excellent Good Fair Poor Guarded Unstable Discharge Status – Check Appropriate Box(s) Successful 1.Treatment Plans/Goals Reached and … "When we focus too much on specific prognostic factors, we lose sight of the bigger picture." From day to day, particularly When our pets are recovering from Surgery... Kaneps, in Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery ( Second Edition ), 2014 establish an accurate prognosis of compromised... 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