Treating multiple chronic conditions

Guidance for prescribing in frail adults is now available

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2136 (Published 21 March 2012)
Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2136

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  1. Findlay M Hickey, lead pharmacist1,
  2. Martin Wilson, consultant physician2
  1. 1Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, IV2 4UG, UK
  2. 2Mid Highland CHP, Dingwall, IV15 9UG, UK
  1. findlay.hickey{at}nhs.net

This article strikes at the heart of a core problem in modern healthcare.1 Despite excellent single pathology guidelines from organisations such as the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, we lack guidance and advice on how to systematically approach problems of …

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