Multimorbidity and polypharmacy: a risk factor for older patients

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Domenico Cucinotta

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Multimorbidity, polypharmacy, older patients

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Invited commentary on Letter: Acta Biomed 2022; Vol. 93, N. 2: e2022136 DOI 10.23750/abm.v93i2.12855


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