Chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes: The different weight of comorbidity

Graziano Onder, Roberto Bernabei, Andrea D. Foebel, Alessandra Marengoni, George A. Heckman, John Hirdes

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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.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)62-67
Numero di pagine6
RivistaEuropean Journal of Internal Medicine
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2016


  • Chronic diseases
  • Comorbidity
  • Elderly
  • Frailty
  • Geriatric syndromes
  • Multimorbidity


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