Rising to the challenge of multimorbidity


Paper of the Week: 5th February 2020 This week’s blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray Full reference and title from the journal: Whitty C.J.M.et al 2020, BMJ 2020;368:l6964 doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6964 (Published 6 January 2020) Link to paper: https://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/368/bmj.l6964.full.pdf The paper’s bottom line “Cluster medicine the shift includes moving from thinking about multimorbidityas a random assortment of individual conditions to recognising it as a series of largely predictable clusters of disease in the same person….Continued increases in healthy longevity depend on this different model. Clustering of diseases, and how we might better tackle management of coexisting physical and mental health problems, should be embedded into medical training and continuous” 3vh bottom line The Third Dimension [...]