Prevalence of Multimorbidity Among Adults Seen in Family Practice

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There are few valid data that describe the extent of multimorbidity in primary care patients. The purpose of this study was to estimate its prevalence in family practice patients by counting the number of chronic medical conditions and using a measure that considers the severity of these conditions, the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (CIRS).


Fortin M, Bravo G, Hudon C, Vanasse A, Lapointe L. Prevalence of Multimorbidity Among Adults Seen in Family Practice. Ann Fam Med. 2005; 3(3): 223-8. Available at: http://www.annfammed.org/cgi/content/short/3/3/223 


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26/10/2010

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Fortin M, Bravo G, Hudon C, Vanasse A, Lapointe L

Norte América