"Comorbidity" 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 presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Comorbidity".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Comorbidity".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Comorbidity" by people in Profiles.
Riviere P, Tokeshi C, Hou J, Nalawade V, Sarkar R, Paravati AJ, Schiaffino M, Rose B, Xu R, Murphy JD. Claims-Based Approach to Predict Cause-Specific Survival in Men With Prostate Cancer. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2019 03; 3:1-7.
Lin SF, Beck AN, Finch BK. The Dynamic contribution of chronic conditions to temporal trends in disability among U.S. adults. Disabil Health J. 2016 Apr; 9(2):332-40.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Jun HJ, Wewers ME, Cooley ME, Feskanich D. Smoking trends in the Nurses' Health Study (1976-2003). Nurs Res. 2008 Nov-Dec; 57(6):374-82.