Case complexity and clinical outcome in diabetes mellitus. A prospective study using the INTERMED.

@article{Fischer2000CaseCA,
  title={Case complexity and clinical outcome in diabetes mellitus. A prospective study using the INTERMED.},
  author={Christopher J Fischer and Friedrich C Stiefel and Peter de Jonge and Patrice Guex and Antonin Troendle and C Bulliard and Frits J. Huyse and Rapha{\"e}l Gaillard and Juan Ram{\'o}n Gonz{\'a}lez Ruiz},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={295-302}
}
The aim of this study was to assess a population of patients with diabetes mellitus by means of the INTERMED, a classification system for case complexity integrating biological, psychosocial and health care related aspects of disease. The main hypothesis was that the INTERMED would identify distinct clusters of patients with different degrees of case complexity and different clinical outcomes. Patients (n=61) referred to a tertiary reference care centre were evaluated with the INTERMED and… CONTINUE READING