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Clinical casebook: multimorbidity

Module summary

GP Dr Julian Treadwell advises on three varying multimorbidity cases

Learning objectives

This module will bring you up to date on the latest in multimorbidity, including:

  • How to resolve polypharmacy issues
  • Which medications run the greatest risk of patient harm in the multimorbid 
  • How common depression is in this patient group
  • How to assess for frailty
Author

Dr Julian Treadwell is a GP in Wiltshire and vice-chair of the RCGP Standing Group on overdiagnosis. He has an interest in multimorbidity and polypharmacy

Date module published
20/10/2016
Module due for review
20/10/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
good
Chryshanti Bikmalla
27.03.2017.
Very good
Alan Sykes
15.02.2017.
Good
Fiona Moss
05.02.2017.
Good
Surinder Singh
04.02.2017.
very good and helpful module about prescribing in complex patient with multiple morbidities.
Maeve Mc Inerney
26.01.2017.