• diabetes
  • For example, in longstanding diabetes mellitus, the extent to which coronary artery disease is an independent comorbidity versus a diabetic complication is not easy to measure, because both diseases are quite multivariate and there are likely aspects of both simultaneity and consequence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Term
  • In psychiatric diagnoses it has been argued in part that this "'use of imprecise language may lead to correspondingly imprecise thinking', [and] this usage of the term 'comorbidity' should probably be avoided. (wikipedia.org)
  • These comorbidities may be so severe that the costs and risks of cancer treatment would outweigh its short-term benefit. (wikipedia.org)
  • heart
  • Sometimes comorbidities may seem related but aren't, such as the link between atrial fibrillation and heart failure. (beliefnet.com)
  • The Charlson comorbidity index predicts the one-year mortality for a patient who may have a range of comorbid conditions, such as heart disease, AIDS, or cancer (a total of 22 conditions). (wikipedia.org)
  • conditions
  • The comorbidity-polypharmacy score (CPS) is a simple measure that consists of the sum of all known comorbid conditions and all associated medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • costs
  • Comorbidity is associated with elevated symptom burden, functional impairment, decreased length and quality of life and increased costs. (rwjf.org)