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Predicting poorer health outcomes in older community-dwelling patients with multimorbidity: prospective cohort study assessing the accuracy of different multimorbidity definitions

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  • Maxime Sasseville Health Sciences, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada Health Science Research, Universite de Sherbrooke, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susan M Smith Department of General Practice, HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lisa Freyne Department of General Practice, HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ronald McDowell Department of General Practice, HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fiona Boland Department of General Practice, HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), HRB Centre For Primary Care Research , Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Fortin Family Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Emma Wallace Department of General Practice, HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Mr Maxime Sasseville; maxime1_sasseville{at}uqac.ca
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Sasseville M, Smith SM, Freyne L, et al
Predicting poorer health outcomes in older community-dwelling patients with multimorbidity: prospective cohort study assessing the accuracy of different multimorbidity definitions

Publication history

  • Received May 1, 2018
  • Revised October 9, 2018
  • Accepted November 23, 2018
  • First published January 4, 2019.
Online issue publication 
January 04, 2019

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