Letters Challenge of multimorbidity

Collaboration between generalists in primary and secondary care is needed

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5148 (Published 31 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5148
  1. Ray Hyatt, consultant physician and orthogeriatrician1
  1. 1East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackburn BB2 3HH, UK
  1. raymond.hyatt{at}elht.nhs.uk

It is surprising that in their excellent editorial Mangin and colleagues did not refer to the specialty of geriatric medicine, which takes a generalist holistic approach to illness in older people.1 …

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