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July 23, 2018

Patient-centred care for multimorbidity: an end in itself?

Region: Americas Scientific publication Creating an enabling environment Source: The Lancet

Multimorbidity, which is defined as living with two or more chronic health problems, is a major and growing problem, especially in societies with ageing populations and substantial socioeconomic disparities. It is associated with reduced quality of life, impaired functional status, poor physical and mental health, and increased mortality