Decision Making for Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: Executive Summary for the American Geriatrics Society Guiding Principles on the Care of Older Adults With Multimorbidity

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Fecha de publicación: 21 January 2019


Autores: Cynthia Boyd MD, MPH., Cynthia Daisy Smith MD., Frederick A. Masoudi MD, MSPH., Caroline S. Blaum MD, MS., John A. Dodson MD, MPH., Ariel R. Green MD, MPH., Amy Kelley MD, MSHS., Daniel Matlock MD, MPH., Jennifer Ouellet MD., Michael W. Rich MD., Nancy L. Schoenborn MD

Background: Caring for older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCCs) is challenging. The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) previously developed The AGS Guiding Principles for the Care of Older Adults With Multimorbidity using a systematic review of the literature and consensus. The objective of the current work was to translate these principles into a framework of Actions and accompanying Action Steps for decision making for clinicians who provide both primary and specialty care to older people with MCCs.

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