Effect of Patient Priorities Care Implementation in Older Veterans with Multiple Chronic Conditions
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Health Services R&D
July 2021 -
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Background: As Veterans age, they face an increasing number of chronic conditions and functional limitations. Multiple chronic conditions (MCC) in this population are inadequately treated by current approaches to healthcare, based on single-disease guidelines. These guidelines do not provide optimum care for patients with MCC for three key reasons: 1) single disease treatments in cases of MCC can often be conflicting and lead to adverse events because they do not take into account disease or dru...