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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1 Co-morbidity was defined by Feinstein as "any distinct clinical entity that has co-existed or that may occur during the clinical course of a patient who has the index disease under study".
1,2) Co-morbidity with psychiatric and other neurodevelopmental disorders seems to be a distinct clinical characteristic, although the reasons and mechanisms for the same have not been fully elucidated.
He covers the contemporary diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, the causes of ADHD, the consequences of untreated ADHD, the co-morbidity factors present with ADHD, and a wide variety of other related subjects over the course of the bookAEs nineteen chapters.
High APACHE II and Charlson co-morbidity index scores, extended length of hospitalization and MV time, previous history of hospitalization and antibiotherapy, reintubation, enteral nutrition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus and organ failure were determined as significant risk factors for VAP.
15 HTN was the commonest co-morbidity in our patients.
In the UAE, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is among the highest in the world, ensuring that this co-morbidity is a substantial risk factor for pneumococcal disease," she said.
Adjusting for maternal age, parity, ethnicity and co-morbidity, mean total costs were 23% higher among overweight women and 37% higher among obese women compared with women with normal weight.
The rest of book details use of CBT for GAD in practice, from assessment through interventions and relapse prevention, in addition to co-morbidity and complicating factors.
At the same time it is known that severe hypoglycaemia is a potential risk factor for cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetics, although the association is controversial and the possible effects of co-morbidity have not been fully investigated.
05 is significant Table 3: The association between the CAT score mean and CV co-morbidities Variables With CV Without CV Mean co-morbidity co-morbidity difference (n = 56) (n=39) (96% CI) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) CAT score 15.
To quantify the potential impact, the CWCI research determined that paid losses on claims with the obesity co-morbidity averaged $116,437, or 81.
In workers' compensation, obesity has historically been classified as a co-morbidity -- a condition that occurs at the same time, but usually independent of, an injury or illness, the report said.