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A new method of classifying prognostic comorbidity in longitudinal studies: Development and validation1

A new method of classifying prognostic comorbidity in longitudinal studies: Development and validation1,10.1016/0021-9681(87)90171-8,Journal of Chroni

A new method of classifying prognostic comorbidity in longitudinal studies: Development and validation1   (Citations: 4563)
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Journal: Journal of Chronic Diseases , vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 373-383, 1987
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