Table 1

Comparison of the comorbidities mentioned in Boyd’s case and the triads (van den Bussche 2011) and cluster (Schäfer 2010) model
Boyd 2005 [[4]] van den Bussche 2011 [[3]] Schäfer 2010 [[17]]
Hypertension Included in 9 triads Included in CMD cluster
Chronic heart failure Not included Included in CMD cluster
Stable angina Chronic ischemic heart disease included in 3 triads Chronic ischemic heart disease included in CMD cluster
Atrial fibrillation Not included Cardiac arrhythmias included in CMD cluster
Hypercholesterolemia Lipid metabolism disorder included in 6 triads Lipid metabolism disorder included in CMD cluster
Diabetes mellitus Included in 3 triads Included in CMD cluster
Osteoarthritis Included in 3 triads Included in ADS/P cluster
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Not included Included in ADS/P cluster
Osteoporosis Not included Included in ADS/P cluster

CMD: cardiovascular and metabolic disorder.

ADS/P: anxiety, depression, somatoform disorder, pain.

NPS: neuropsychiatric disorder.

Blozik et al.

Blozik et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:352   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-352

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