Term: Elixhauser Comorbidity Index
Last Updated: 2009-10-22
The Elixhauser Comorbidity Index is a method for measuring patient comorbidity based on ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 diagnosis codes found in administrative data. This instrument is meant to be used with large administrative data sets to predict hospital resource use and in-hospital mortality (Elixhauser et al., 1998).
For more information on the Elixhauser Comorbidity Index, please read the Elixhauser Comorbidity Index concept.
- Charlson Comorbidity Index
- Comorbidity / Comorbidities
- International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10)
- International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, with Clinical Modifications (ICD-9-CM)
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