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  1. Validation of a combined comorbidity index.

    Article - En anglais

    The basic objective of this paper is to evaluate an age-comorbidity index in a cohort of patients who were originally enrolled in a prospective study to identify risk factors for peri-operative complications.

    Two-hundred and twenty-six patients were enrolled in the study.

    The participants were patients with hypertension or diabetes who underwent elective surgery between 1982 and 1985 and who survived to discharge.

    Two-hundred and eighteen patients survived until discharge.

    These patients were followed for at least five years post-operatively.

    The estimated relative risk of death for each comorbidity rank was 1.4 and for each decade of age was 1.4.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Méthode étude, Pronostic, Association morbide, Age, Validité, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Investigation method, Prognosis, Concomitant disease, Age, Validity, Epidemiology, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0036215

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 09/06/1995.