GPs' and pharmacists' experiences of managing multimorbidity: a 'Pandora's box'.

  title={GPs' and pharmacists' experiences of managing multimorbidity: a 'Pandora's box'.},
  author={Susan M Smith and Siobhan O'Kelly and Tom O'Dowd},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  volume={60 576},
BACKGROUND Multimorbidity is defined as the occurrence of two or more chronic diseases in one individual. Patients with multimorbidity generally have poorer health and functioning and higher rates of attendance in primary care and specialty settings. AIM To explore the views and attitudes of GPs and pharmacists managing patients with multimorbidity in primary care. DESIGN OF STUDY Qualitative study using focus groups. SETTING Primary care in Ireland. METHOD Three focus groups were held… CONTINUE READING

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