Comorbidity Index

In epidemiology, a rating scale for comorbidity.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
With advances in the effectiveness of treatment and disease management, the contribution of chronic comorbid diseases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE (1) To determine chronic illness costs for large cohort of primary care patients, (2) to develop prospective model… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We previously reported that the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) was useful for predicting outcomes in patients undergoing… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Physical function is an important measure of success of many medical and surgical interventions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The ICD-9-CM adaptation of the Charlson comorbidity score has been a valuable resource for health… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Accurate prediction of survival for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and multiple comorbid conditions is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Important comorbidities recorded on outpatient claims in administrative datasets may be missed in analyses when only inpatient… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The basic objective of this paper is to evaluate an age-comorbidity index in a cohort of patients who were originally enrolled in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To measure the burden of comorbid diseases using the MED-ECHO database (Quebec), the so-called Charlson index was adapted to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Administrative databases are increasingly used for studying outcomes of medical care. Valid inferences from such data require the… (More)
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