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Multimorbidity could cause a healthcare crisis—here's what we can do about it

05:00 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Multimorbidity is one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare. In recent years, a succession of research studies have shown that people with multiple health problems are more likely to have a worse quality of life, worse mental health and reduced life expectancy. The more health problems someone has, the more drugs they are likely to be prescribed and the more frequently they are likely to consult a GP or be admitted to hospital.

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