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Combining Charlson and Elixhauser scores with varying lookback predicated mortality better than using individual scores

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Objective
To investigate variation in the presence of secondary diagnosis codes in Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidity scores and assess whether including a one-year lookback period improved prognostic adjustment by these scores individually, and combined, for 30-day mortality.

Study Design and Setting
We analysed inpatient admissions from 01-Jan-2007 to 18-May-2018 in Oxfordshire, UK. Comorbidity scores were calculated using secondary diagnostic codes in the diagnostic-domin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.09.020

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology More from this journal
Volume:
130
Pages:
32-41
Publication date:
2020-09-28
Acceptance date:
2020-09-21
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ISSN:
0895-4356
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1135692
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pubs:1135692
Deposit date:
2020-09-30

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