Comorbidity and guidelines: conflicting interests

@article{Weel2006ComorbidityAG,
  title={Comorbidity and guidelines: conflicting interests},
  author={Chris van Weel and François G. Schellevis},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={367},
  pages={550-551}
}
The fourth epidemiological transition is characterised by an unprecedented increase in chronic degenerative disorders.1 Thus chronic disease is a particularly important area in which to ensure high-quality care. Clinical practice guidelines are increasingly being used for performance indicators. Stephen Campbell and colleagues recently showed substantial improvement in the quality of clinical care in UK general practice when judged on this basis. Reassuring as this result is, this method… Expand
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