New ICD-10 version of the Multipurpose Australian Comorbidity Scoring System outperformed Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in an older population.

@article{Toson2016NewIV,
  title={New ICD-10 version of the Multipurpose Australian Comorbidity Scoring System outperformed Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in an older population.},
  author={Barbara Toson and Lara A Harvey and Jacqueline C. T. Close},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={79},
  pages={
          62-69
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To translate, validate, and compare performance of an International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision (ICD-10) version of the Multipurpose Australian Comorbidity Scoring System (MACSS) against commonly used comorbidity measures in the prediction of short- and long-term mortality, 28-day all-cause readmission, and length of stay (LOS). STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Hospitalization and death data were linked for 25,374 New South Wales residents aged 65 years and older, admitted… CONTINUE READING
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