Chapter 57. The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Wing-Yee So MBChB, MD, FRCP Associate Consultant and
  2. Juliana C. N. Chan MBChB, MD, FRCP Professor of Medicine Director

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch57

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

So, W.-Y. and Chan, J. C. N. (2010) The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch57

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • cardiovascular diseases (CVD);
  • Evidence for optimization of diabetes control;
  • National Health and Nutritional Examination Surveys (NHANES);
  • angiotensin - converting enzyme (ACE);
  • Discrepancy between evidence - based care and reality;
  • The evolving concept of disease management;
  • Implementation of quality structured care;
  • Protocol driven care using a multidisciplinary approach;
  • Cost - effectiveness of multidisciplinary care;
  • quality - adjusted life year (QALY)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evidence for optimization of diabetes control

  • Diabetes care-the reality

  • Discrepancy between evidence-based care and reality

  • Implementation of quality structured care

  • The evolving concept of disease management

  • Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary care

  • Conclusions

  • References