The Ariadne principles: how to handle multimorbidity in primary care consultations

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados última modificación 2/02/2015 10:34

Multimorbidity is a health issue mostly dealt with in primary care practice. As a result of their generalist and patient-centered approach, long-lasting relationships with patients, and responsibility for continuity and coordination of care, family physicians are particularly well placed to manage patients with multimorbidity. However, conflicts arising from the application of multiple disease oriented guidelines and the burden of diseases and treatments often make consultations challenging.

Muth C et al. The Ariadne principles: how to handle multimorbidity in primary care consultations. BMC Medicine. 2014; 12:223. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/12/223


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