Multimorbidity-older adults need health care that can count past one

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The health-care needs of older people with multimorbidity, and the extent to which these needs are met, are sharp exemplars of the challenges faced by health-care systems across the world in the 21st century.

Banerjee S. Multimorbidity-older adults need health care that can count past one. Lancet. 2015 Feb 14;385(9968):587-9. Available at: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2814%2961596-8/abstract


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