Terminology and synonyms of comorbidity are discussed in much detail along with historical prerequisites of combined pathology, factors influencing its development and progression, and classifications of its variants. A review of advantages and drawbacks of the most popular models of comorbidity and methods of its evaluation based on standard scales is presented. Much attention is given to the structure of definitive diagnosis and principles of its formulation.

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@article{Vertkin2012Comorbidity, title={[Comorbidity].}, author={Arkadiy L Vertkin and Mikhail A. Rumyantsev and A S Skotnikov}, journal={Klinicheskaia meditsina}, year={2012}, volume={90 10}, pages={4-11} }