A theoretical framework for multimorbidity: from complicated to chaotic

Kernick, David
September 2012
British Journal of General Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 62 Issue 602, p493
Academic Journal
The article explores multimorbidity, which is the co-existence of two or more long-term conditions. The authors proposed a model to support clinical intervention in multimorbidity based on the approach of Kurtz and Snowden. In the model's transitional domain, a shift from order to disorder is happening, where a bounded rationality is seen that limits decision making. They conclude the model follows the importance of matching the domain with the correct analytical and interventional approach.


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