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Age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index: A Simple Tool, but Needs Further Validation in COVID-19 Patients

Citation Information : Age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index: A Simple Tool, but Needs Further Validation in COVID-19 Patients. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021; 25 (9):963-964.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23973

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-09-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


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