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Charlson comorbidity index
[Mary E. Charlson, contemporary U.S. internist and epidemiologist] A prognostic tool that estimates the likelihood that a person with particular illnesses will survive for a specified number of years. The index, which takes into account the patient's age and illnesses such as heart, lung, endocrine, kidney, or blood disorders, can also be used to estimate the resource utilization of patients with a variety of chronic diseases.
Charlson comorbidity index is a sample topic from the Taber's Medical Dictionary.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Charlson Comorbidity Index." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741720/all/Charlson_comorbidity_index.
Charlson comorbidity index. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741720/all/Charlson_comorbidity_index. Accessed March 24, 2019.
Charlson comorbidity index. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741720/all/Charlson_comorbidity_index
Charlson Comorbidity Index [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 24]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741720/all/Charlson_comorbidity_index.
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