Prevalence, impact and cost of multimorbidity in a cohort of people with chronic pain in Ireland: a study protocol

@inproceedings{Slattery2017PrevalenceIA,
  title={Prevalence, impact and cost of multimorbidity in a cohort of people with chronic pain in Ireland: a study protocol},
  author={Brian W. Slattery and Laura O'Connor and Stephanie Haugh and Christopher P Dwyer and Siobh{\'a}n O'Higgins and Line Caes and Jonathan Egan and Brian E McGuire},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Multimorbidity (MM) refers to the coexistence of two or more chronic conditions within one person, where no one condition is considered primary. As populations age and healthcare provision improves, MM is becoming increasingly common and poses a challenge to the single morbidity approach to illness management, usually adopted by healthcare… CONTINUE READING