"Risk Adjustment" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)
- Risk Adjustment
- Adjustment, Risk
- Adjustments, Risk
- Risk Adjustments
- Case-Mix Adjustment
- Adjustment, Case-Mix
- Adjustments, Case-Mix
- Case Mix Adjustment
- Case-Mix Adjustments
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Risk Adjustment".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Risk Adjustment".
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