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Term: Discrete Medical Condition

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


The definition for Extended Disease Cluster (EDC) in the Johns Hopkins Adjusted Clinical Group® (ACG®) classification system was applied to group diagnosis codes that represented discrete clinical conditions or problems, for example hypertension, diabetes and schizophrenia.

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