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ABC of Multimorbidity is the first title to provide a practical understanding of the extent and effects of multimorbidities. It examines how multimorbidities can be addressed within primary care, from the GP consultation through the effective use of a range of health care services. It addresses complex issues such as polypharmacy, mental health, patient safety, patient involvement in self-management, and how multimorbidities can be best treated and managed through interventions to improve outcomes.
Improvements in public health and advances in the provision of health care have contributed to an increased life expectancy. People affected by medical conditions that previously led to premature death can now survive much longer. Therefore, as the population ages, an increasing number....