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Tag: Comorbidities

Comorbidities refers to the presence of one or more diseases or disorders in addition to a primary disorder and/or the effect of such additional disorders. Comorbidities are often “weighted” in an attempt to determine their effect on patient mortality.

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“Ride it out at home?” Warning people at extreme risk of COVID-19, so they seek essential care

June 12, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Julio Ayala died at home of COVID-19. I don’t know if he would have survived if he had gone to a hospital, but he might have. Nobody wants to be […]

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Ongoing readmissions: The long shadow of mental illness and substance abuse comorbidities

Oct. 24, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

My physician neighbor works in several urban emergency departments where mental illness and substance abuse cases run rampant. When I ask him about the impact on readmissions, he lights up: […]