Comorbidities

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Property
METeOR identifier:432968
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:A pathologic or disease process concomitant with but unrelated to the primary disease. For example, a person diagnosed with lung cancer may also have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Property group:Illness and/or Injury event

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Stedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary. 28th edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, page 417

Relational attributes

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:

Person with cancer—comorbidities Health, Standard 08/05/2014