Managing patients with multimorbidity
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Managing patients with multimorbidity

Lucy Archer Independent advanced nurse practitioner, Lucy Archer Healthcare Training and Consultancy, Colchester, Essex, England

Multimorbidity is becoming an increasing problem with more patients having two or more long-term conditions. This is putting an additional burden on healthcare resources while having a detrimental effect on the quality of patients’ lives. Clinicians need to consider how they can treat this cohort of patients better. This article will discuss the issues and challenges of dealing with multimorbidity and suggest how these patients can best be managed.

Primary Health Care. 28, 5, 45-50. doi: 10.7748/phc.2018.e1386

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lucyarcher@live.com

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