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Numerical Comorbidity Index | Hemodialysis

Purpose:

To monitor comorbidities in a patient using the numerical comorbidity index of Ifudu et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

Z49.1

Description:

Ifiudu et al used a numerical index to monitor comorbidity in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. This can be useful for monitoring a patient's comorbidity over time. The authors are from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York.

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