INDEX FOR MEASURING HEALTH
Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2XJ
St. Andrew's Hospital, Billericay, Essex
Reproduced from THE LANCET, November 6, 1971, pp 1024 - 1026
This Health Index was developed in 1970 to provide the basis for a universal measure of health. It uses a ten point scale to weight a patient's health. It is reproduced here with the Lancet's permission in response to requests for copies. The original Lancet article describing the index is available here in three versions:
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Alan W. Grogono, M.D.
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February 4th 2005