The epidemiology of multimorbidity in primary care: a retrospective cohort study.

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Cassell, Anna; Edwards, Duncan; Harshfield, Amelia; Rhodes, Kirsty; Brimicombe, James; Payne, Rupert; Griffin, Simon;
(2018)
  • Publisher: The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Journal: volume 68,issue 669,pagesCassell , A , Edwards , D , Harshfield , A , Rhodes , K , Brimicombe , J , Payne , R & Griffin , S 2018 , ' The epidemiology of multimorbidity in primary care : A retrospective cohort study ' , British Journal of General Practice , vol. 68 , no. 669 , pp. e245-e251 . https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X695465-Cassell , A , Edwards , D , Harshfield , A , Rhodes , K , Brimicombe , J , Payne , R & Griffin , S 2018 , ' The epidemiology of multimorbidity in primary care : A retrospective cohort study ' , British Journal of General Practice , vol. 68 , no. 669 , pp. e245-e251 . https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X695465issn: 0960-1643, eissn: 1478-5242
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5863678, doi: 10.17863/CAM.17685, doi: 10.3399/bjgp18X695465
  • Subject: Retrospective Studies | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D013485 | Multimorbidity | Young Adult | Research | Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't | Cross-Sectional Studies | Patient Acceptance of Health Care | Sex Factors | Prevalence | Health service utilisation | Female | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | Hospitalization | United Kingdom | Age Factors | Social Class | Aged | Primary Health Care | Middle Aged | Comorbidity | Chronic Disease | Journal Article | Adult | Aged, 80 and over | Humans | Male

<p>Background Multimorbidity places a substantial burden on patients and the healthcare system, but few contemporary epidemiological data are available. Aim To describe the epidemiology of multimorbidity in adults in England, and quantify associations between multimorbi... View more
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