|To evaluate patients for comorbid conditions using the Index of Coexistent Disease (ICED).|
|Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Orthopedic Surgery|
|disease progression, comorbid conditions, disability and performance, quality of life|
The Index of Coexistent Disease (ICED) is a composite index of comorbidity for a patient. Each condition or limitation experienced by the patient has a score based on its severity and level of physical impairment.