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Postoperative Morbidity Index (PMI)

Purpose:

To calculate the postoperative morbidity index (PMI) for an operative procedure.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C00-D49, I00-I99, J00-J99, K00-K95, M00-M99, N00-N99

Description:

Strasberg et al developed the Postoperative Morbidity Index (PMI) to describe the severity of complications following an operative procedure. It is derived from the American College of Surgeons' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and Accordion Severity Grading System. The authors are from Washington University in St. Louis.  

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