Sevgi Akarsu

Dokuz Eylül University

Professor Doctor Sevgi Akarsu graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Turkey in 2000. She completed her specialization at the Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey, in 2004 and has continued her academic career at the same university without interruption. She has supervised several master’s and postdoctoral students at the university, as well as published scientific research articles, case reports, and reviews in different journals. Her special interests are psoriasis, dermato-allergy, acne, urticaria, Behçet’s disease, psychodermatology, and photodermatology.

Sevgi Akarsu

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“Multiple chronic conditions,” also known as multimorbidity, is a special situation frequently encountered by global healthcare professionals, especially internists/primary care physicians, neurologists, respiratory/pulmonologists, pain specialists, and oncologists, who spend more than three-quarters of their time in the treatment of chronic diseases and direct patient care. Thus, the increasing need for multidisciplinary approaches in the management of multiple chronic medical problems, rather than focusing on individual diseases, should be borne in mind by global healthcare professionals, public health professionals, healthcare providers, health policymakers, and pharmaceutical industries. This book is an up-to-date source of information for physicians, residents, and advanced medical students seeking a broader understanding of managing chronic disease clusters.

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