Table 4

Physicians' thoughts on elderly patients with multimorbidity

Lacking in time
Being challenged
  • Having a feeling of incompetence

  • Having to take relatives into consideration

  • Having to take cognitive decline into account

Being a small part of the healthcare machinery
  • At the mercy of routines

    • Unfit premises

    • Indirect communication

    • Lack of continuity

    • Lack of beds

  • Inadequate remuneration for elderly patients with multimorbidity