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Better management of patients with multimorbidity

Vivian Vivian Benítez Hidalgo last modified 24/09/2013 13:56

As the population ages more people are living with multiple medical conditions,1 2 and a new model of care for these patients is needed. This should take account of the complex health, emotional, and social problems they face which can make their management so challenging, especially in socioeconomically deprived areas.3

Roland M, Paddison C. Better management of patients with multimorbidity. BMJ. 2013 May 2;346(may02 1):f2510–f2510. 




Although this is widely acknowledged, there are few practical examples of good models of care for this group of patients and worrying trends that are taking care in the wrong direction. This paper discusses current problems in the care of patients with multimorbidity and suggests steps that should be taken to improve it.

Roland M, Paddison C.