When people live with multiple chronic diseases: a collaborative approach to an emerging global challenge

 

This is a live interactive document that seeks to facilitate a global collaborative effort to distill the best available knowledge on how to meet the challenges faced by people living with multiple chronic diseases.

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Foreword

Editors and Technical support team

Contributors

Acknowledgments

  1. Why Multiple Chronic Diseases? Why now? What  is going on around the world?
  2. The language of polypathology
  3. Prevention and health promotion
  4. Management models
  5. Patient education and self-management
  6. Primary care, institutional services and integrated management processes
  7. Supportive care and palliative care
  8. Integrative medicine
  9. Socioeconomic implications
  10. The promise of Genomics, Robotics, Informatics/eHealth and Nanotechnologies
  11. Dealing with challenges of polypathology, together: What´s next

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Reference: Jadad AR, Cabrera A, Martos F, Smith R, Lyons RF. When people live with multiple chronic diseases: a collaborative approach to an emerging global challenge. Granada: Andalusian School of Public Health; 2010. Available at: http://www.opimec.org/equipos/when-people-live-with-multiple-chronic-diseases