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    Maddrey's Discriminant Function for Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Suggests which patients with alcoholic hepatitis may have a poor prognosis and benefit from steroid administration.
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    Maddrey's Discriminant Function is useful in predicting short-term prognosis but is less useful for long-term prognosis.
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    Scores above 32 typically suggest poor prognosis and that these patients may be helped by steroid administration.
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    Dr. Willis Maddrey
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