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End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) | Modified Charlson Comorbidity Index

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) for comorbidity using the modified Charlson Comorbidity Index of Hemmelgarn et al.

Specialty:

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Objective:

comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

N18.0

Description:

Hemmelgarn et al adapted the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) for patients in end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The authors are from the University of Calgary and the Institute of Health Economics in Edmonton.

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