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Term: Complex Conditions

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


Conditions for which there are underlying comorbidities or complications. For example, a patient suffering from gangrene, who also has diabetes, would be classified as a complex condition because a caregiver would have to take the patient's diabetic condition into account.

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