What is it about?
We have developed and validated a new severity of disease risk adjustment tool for stroke researchers who have limited clinical severity score access but do have access to ICD-9 codes.
Why is it important?
In observational/non-experimental research or quality improvement studies it is essential to be able to account for severity of disease when analyzing healthcare outcomes.
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This page is a summary of: Stroke Administrative Severity Index: using administrative data for 30-day poststroke outcomes prediction, Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, April 2018, Future Medicine, DOI: 10.2217/cer-2017-0058.
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