Fractured Care

The provision of care to a patient by multiple specialists, each of whom addresses a specific organ system or complaint without co-ordinating their efforts, resulting in polypharmacy, sometimes conflicting recommendations and treatments, increased costs, side effects and unexpected drug interactions
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This is leading to fractured care and a lack of compassion that may occur as a consequence, RCP officials said.