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Endstage Renal Disease Severity Index (ESRD-SI)

Purpose:

To evaluate the severity of concurrent conditions in a patient with end-stage renal disease using the ESRD severity index (ESRD-SI).

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

N17

Description:

The Endstage Renal Disease Severity Index (ESRD-SI) is a 6-point Likert with variable weightings that can be used to evaluate the severity of illness in a patient with end-stage renal disease. It can be used to monitor a patient over time and to evaluate response to interventions. The authors are from the University of Toronto.

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