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Impact of multi-morbidity on quality of healthcare and its implications for health policy, research and clinical practice. A scoping review.

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The simultaneous presence of multiple conditions in one patient (multi-morbidity) is a key challenge facing healthcare systems globally. It potentially threatens the coordination, continuity and safety of care. In this paper, we report the results of a scoping review examining the impact of multi-morbidity on the quality of healthcare. We used its results as a basis for a discussion of the challenges that research in this area is currently facing. In addition, we discuss its implications for ...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Violán, C More by this author
Foguet-Boreu, Q More by this author
Mounce, LT More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
Informa Healthcare Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of General Practice Journal website
Publication date:
2015-07-05
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EISSN:
1751-1402
ISSN:
1381-4788
URN:
uuid:8c39737f-420a-4be5-8083-68f4811a633b
Source identifiers:
535395
Local pid:
pubs:535395

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