comorbidity

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co·mor·bid

 (kō-môr′bĭd)
adj.
Coexisting or concomitant with an unrelated pathological or disease process: patients with comorbid diabetes and depression.

co′mor·bid′i·ty n.

comorbidity

(ˌkəʊmɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ)
n
(Pathology) the occurrence of more than one illness or condition at the same time
Translations

comorbidity

n comorbilidad
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First, greater exposure to the health care system for racial/ethnic minorities with comorbidities improves initiation of mental health care.
However, mortality has risen in patients with relevant comorbidities (0.
In other chapters, neurologists, headache specialists, and other contributors from the US and Europe address comorbidities such as patent foramen ovale, obesity, temporomandibular disorders, and comorbidities in children, with clinical presentations, prevalence and risk, pathophysiological links, susceptibility models, and treatments that consider these disorders, as well as a final chapter on the optimal management of migraine with the comorbid disorder that takes into account preventive treatments and their side effects.
LOS ANGELES -- Three-fourths of 82 adolescent girls with chronic daily headache also fulfilled diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia, and other pain-related disorders and comorbidities were common in a screening study.
The IPF-PPS uses existing DRGs (originally the CMS DRGs; as of October 2007, the Medicare Severity DRGs [MS-DRGs]) combined with a set of payment adjustors for comorbidities (medical and behavioral) recorded as secondary diagnoses on a Medicare claim.
PITTSBURGH -- Patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder have an unexpectedly high prevalence of medical comorbidities, based on findings from a study of 175 patients.
We conclude that step-down monitoring in an intensive care unit is not necessary, although caution should be exercised in monitoring patients with comorbidities because they appear to be more prone to desaturation.
com/research/122bb9/hot_topics_in_type) has announced the addition of the "Hot Topics in Type 2 Diabetes: Complications and Comorbidities - Physician insight on diabetic complications, comorbidities and treatment" report to their offering.
Poorer outcomes, due in part to patient comorbidities, may reflect limited access to primary care, insufficient patient-doctor communication
It has also been reported that in bipolar patients with ADHD comorbidity, the onset of BD is earlier (1,12,13,14), the total number of affective and depressive episodes is higher (1,12), other psychiatric comorbidities, including alcoholism and substance abuse, are more frequent (1,12), the duration of wellness periods is shorter, and the response to mood stabilizers is poorer (15) than in patients without ADHD comorbidity.
LOS ANGELES--Strong associations exist between depression and chronic medical comorbidities in older adults, in an analysis of 2009-2010 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
LOS ANGELES -- Migraine patients with a history of head or neck injury reported more frequent and disabling headaches and higher rates of a variety of comorbidities than did migraineurs without head or neck injuries in a survey of 1,348 adult patients.