Beyond single and dual diagnosis in general practice: Editorial's multiple authorship poses difficulties

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7399.1145 (Published 22 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1145
  1. James N Hardy, general practitioner principal (james.hardy@gp-F84083.nhs.uk)
  1. Bethnal Green Health Centre, London E2 6LL

    EDITOR—In their editorial Wright et al refocus attention on the inextricable links between poverty and poor health.1 They introduce a new term to describe these health problems, “multiple morbidities.”

    This is a biomedical construction if ever I heard one, a public health obfuscation. I do not disagree, but the editorial's multiple authorship fails …

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