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Elixhauser Comorbidity Index

Purpose:

To identify significant comorbidities for a patient in the hospital using the measures of Elixhauser et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Objective:

comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

R69

Description:

Elixhauser et al listed comorbities using administrative data (ICD-9 and DRG codes). The authors are MEDTAP International, Inc, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), WESTAT, Inc, and MEDSTAT Group, Inc.

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