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Key questions on multimorbidity

Module summary
GP Professor Bruce Guthrie answers Dr Mandy Fry’s questions on prioritising conditions and prescribing
Learning objectives

This module will bring you the latest in key questions on multimorbidity, including:

  • How to prioritise conditions in patients in multimorbidity
  • How to simplify polypharmacy 
  • The role that is played by social interventions in managing multimorbidity
  • How best to speak to families when their goals and priorities differ to those of the clinician or patient 
Author

Professor Bruce Guthrie is a GP in Cardenden, Fife, and professor of primary care medicine at the University of Dundee, and was chair of the guideline development group for the NICE multimorbidity guidelines.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Date module published
25/10/2016
Module due for review
25/10/2018
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
Elin Pugh
04.04.2017.
good and concise thinking and advice.
It would be a useful addition in such modules if a direct link to quoted guidelines could be incorporated.
Richard Collins
12.03.2017.
useful resources mentioned.
Velautham Kuhan
15.03.2017.
good
SHAMIM Rashid
01.03.2017.
Good
Surinder Singh
03.02.2017.