comorbidity


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comorbidity

 [ko″mor-bid´ĭ-te]
1. a comorbid disease or condition.
2. the state of being comorbid.
3. the extent to which two pathological conditions occur together in a given population.

co·mor·bid·i·ty

(kō'mōr-bid'i-tē),
A concomitant but unrelated pathologic or disease process; usually used in epidemiology to indicate the coexistence of two or more disease processes.
[co- + L. morbidus, diseased]

comorbidity

The simultaneous presence of 2+ morbid conditions or diseases in the same Pt, which may complicate a Pt's hospital stay; in the US health care system, comorbidity carries considerable weight in determining the reasonable length of hospitalization under the DRG classification of diseases. See DRGs.

co·mor·bid·i·ty

(kō-mōr-bid'i-tē)
1. A concomitant but unrelated pathologic or disease process.
2. epidemiology Coexistence of two or more disease processes.
[co- + L. morbidus, diseased]
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