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In Vivo Academy invites you to the third of the Multimorbidity Webinar Series - “Multimorbidity and frailty” with Dr Jagdeesh Singh Dhaliwal (Clinical Director, Aged Care GP, Melbourne) as presenter and Emeritus Professor Mieke van Driel (General Practice Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland) as Facilitator.
Multimorbidity with frailty is common, and both have been associated with the risk of disability, hospitalisation and mortality and increased health-related costs in the elderly population. (1,2) Age, sex and socioeconomic position are reported risk factors, but management should have a patient-centred, multidisciplinary approach.(3) Learn how to prioritise care decisions and apply strategies that enhance patient–clinician communication.
References: 1. Vetrano DL, et al. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Apr 23;74(5):659-666. 2. Vinjerui KH, et al. BMJ Open. 2020 Jun 15;10(6):e035070. 3. Rimmelzwaan LM, et al. Front Med (Lausanne). 2020 Dec 22;7:530085.