Chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes: The different weight of comorbidity

European Journal of Internal Medicine

published online 28 Nov 2015

Comorbidity is a relevant health determinant in older adults. Co-occurrence of several diseases and other age-associated conditions generates new clinical phenotypes (geriatric syndromes [GS] as falls, delirium etc.). We investigated the association of chronic diseases, alone or in combination, and GS in older adults receiving home care services in 11 European countries and one Canadian province.

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Avido por conseguir el articulo original de Onder, Bernabei y Hirdes y conocer el abordaje sobre multimorbildad, clusters y enfermedad indice, así como síndromes geriátricos como fenotipos.

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