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A Systematic Review of Safety Violations in Industry

Articles of Interest: August 28, 2009

A weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters, including articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers, mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products, or other research using AHRQ data or products.

This weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters includes:

  • Articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers.
  • Articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products.
  • Articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers.
  • Articles related to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or Put Prevention into Practice program.
  • Articles mentioning the National Healthcare Disparities Report and National Healthcare Quality Report.
  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.

AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

Accident Analysis and Prevention
Alper SJ, Karsh BT. A systematic review of safety violations in industry. Accid Anal Prev 2009 Jul; 41(4):739-54. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS13610 (second author is principal investigator).] Select to access the abstract.

ANS Advances in Nursing Science
Alexander G, Staggers N. A systematic review of the designs of clinical technology: findings and recommendations for future research. ANS Adv Nurs Sci 2009 Jul-Sep; 32(3):252-79. [Supported by grant K08 HS16862 (first author is principal investigator).] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Medical Quality
Clancy CM. New patient safety culture survey helps medical offices assess awareness. Am J Med Qual 2009 Aug 07 (Epub):1-3. [Author is the AHRQ director.]

American Journal of Medicine
Omachi TA, Katz PP, Yelin EH, et al. Depression and health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Med 2009 Aug; 122(8): 778.e9-778.e15. [Supported in part by grant F32 HS17664 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

Archives of Surgery
Zaydfudim V, Dossett LA, Starmer JM, et al. Implementation of a real-time compliance dashboard to help reduce SICU ventilator-associated pneumonia with the ventilator bundle. Arch Surg 2009 Jul; 144(7):656-62. [Supported in part by Institutional National Research Service Award grant T32 HS13833.] Select to access the abstract.

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
Bardach NS, Huang J, Brand R, et al. Evolving health information technology and the timely availability of visit diagnoses from ambulatory visits: a natural experiment in an integrated delivery system. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2009 Jul 17; 9:35. [Supported by grant R01 HS15280.] Select to access the abstract.

Diabetes Care
O'Connor PJ, Sperl-Hillen J, Johnson PE, et al. Customized feedback to patients and providers failed to improve safety or quality of diabetes care: a randomized trial. Diabetes Care 2009 Jul; 32(7):1158-63. [Supported by grant 5 U18 HS11919-02.] Select to access the abstract.

Family Medicine
Rakel DP, Hoeft TJ, Barrett BP, et al. Practitioner empathy and the duration of the common cold. Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 41(7):494-501. [Supported in part by pre-doctoral training grant T32 HS00083 (to second author).] Select to access the abstract.

Gerontologist
Mukamel DB, Ladd H, Weimer DL, Spector WD, et al. Is there evidence of cream skimming among nursing homes following the publication of the Nursing Home Compare report card? Gerontologist 2009 Jun 2; (Epub):1-10. [Fourth author is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Economics
Pylypchuk Y, Hudson J. Immigrants and the use of preventive care in the United States. Health Econ 2009 Jul; 18(7):783-806. [Authors are researchers in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Informatics Journal
West SL, Blake C, Zhiwen Liu, et al. Reflections on the use of electronic health record data for clinical research. Health Informatics J 2009 Jun; 15(2):108-21. [Supported by contract number HHSA 290-2005-0040-I (as part of the Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE) program).] Select to access the abstract.

Hospitals and Health Networks
Weinstock M. Energetic about improving quality. Hosp Health Netw 2009 Aug; 83(8):12-13. [Interviews AHRQ director Carolyn Clancy.]

International Journal of Dermatology
Panackal AA, Halpern EF, Watson AJ. Cutaneous fungal infections in the United States: Analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), 1995-2004. Int J Dermatol 2009 Jul; 48(7):704-12. [Acknowledges computer programming support from AHRQ grantee Jeffrey A. Linder, supported by Career Development Award grant K08 HS14563).] Select to access the abstract.

International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Butt AA, Tsevat J, Leonard AC, et al. Effect of race and HIV co-infection upon treatment prescription for hepatitis C virus. Int J Infect Dis 2009 Jul; 13(4):449-55. [Supported in part by grant 1 R03 HS13220-01.] Select to access the abstract.

International Journal of Nursing Studies
Brewer CS, Kovner CT, Greene W, et al. Predictors of RNs' intent to work and work decisions 1 year later in a U.S. national sample. Int J Nurs Stud 2009 Jul; 46(7):940-56. [Supported by grant R01 HS11320-02.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Yawn BP, Graham DG, Bertram SL, et al. Practice-based research network studies and institutional review boards: two new issues. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):453-60. [Supported by grant R01 HS14744-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Alexander GL, Wakefield DS. Information technology sophistication in nursing homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2009 Jul; 10(6):398-407. [Supported by grant K08 HS16862 (first author is principal investigator).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Clinical Oncology
Chen RC, Clark JA, Talcott JA. Individualizing quality-of-life outcomes reporting: how localized prostate cancer treatments affect patients with different levels of baseline urinary, bowel, and sexual function. J Clin Oncol 2009 Aug 20; 27(24):3916-22. [Supported by grant HS08208.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Emergency Nursing
Herr K, Titler M. Acute pain assessment and pharmacological management practices for the older adult with a hip fracture: review of ED trends. J Emerg Nurs 2009 Jul [PubMed incorrectly gives date as Aug]; 35(4):312-20. [Supported by grant R01 HS10482 (second author is principal investigator).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Alexander GL, Madsen R. IT sophistication and quality measures in nursing homes. J Gerontol Nurs 2009 Jul; 35(7):22-27. [Supported in part by grant K08 HS16862.] Select to access the abstract.

Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
McAuley WJ, Spector W, Van Nostrand J. Formal home care utilization patterns by rural-urban community residence. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2009 Mar; 64(2):258-68. [First author is a former AHRQ researcher and second author is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Hospital Medicine
Graumlich JF, Novotny NL, Nace GS, et al. Patient and physician perceptions after software-assisted hospital discharge: cluster randomized trial. J Hosp Med 2009 Jul; 4(6):356-63. [Supported by grant 5 R01 HS15084.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of National Black Nurses Association
Ross LE, Meade SA, Powe BD, et al. Prostate-specific antigen test use and digital rectal examinations among African-American men, 2002-2006. J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 2009 Jul; 20(1):52-8. [Supported in part by grant R24 HS13353.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Pediatrics
Pont SJ, Grijalva CG, Griffin MR, et al. National rates of diarrhea-associated ambulatory visits in children. J Pediatr 2009 Jul; 155(1):56-61. [Supported in part by a National Research Service Award grant T32 HS13833-03.] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
Mukamel DB, Spector WD, Limcangco R, et al. The costs of turnover in nursing homes. Med Care 2009 Jul 30 (Epub):1-7. [Second and third authors are researchers in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets.] Select to access the abstract.

Nature Reviews. Rheumatology
Winthrop KL, Chiller T. Preventing and treating biologic-associated opportunistic infections. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2009 Jul; 5(7):405-10. [Supported by grant 1 K08 HS17552-01 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

Neuropsychology
Kennedy KM, Rodrigue KM, Head D, et al. Neuroanatomical and cognitive mediators of age-related differences in perceptual priming and learning. Neuropsychology 2009 Jul; 23(4):475-91. [Supported in part by grant T32 HS13819.] Select to access the abstract.

Pharmacotherapy
Dore DD, Trivedi AN, Mor V, et al. Association between extent of thiazolidinedione exposure and risk of acute myocardial infarction. Pharmacotherapy 2009 Jul; 29(7):775-83. [Supported by grant 5 T32 HS00011-21 (to first author; principal investigator is third author).] Select to access the abstract.

Psychiatric Services
West JC, Wilk JE, Rae DS, et al. Medicaid prescription drug policies and medication access and continuity: findings from ten states. Psychiatr Serv 2009 May; 60(5):601-10. [Supported in part by grant U18 HS16097 (with Rutgers University's Center for Education and Research on Mental Health Therapeutics).] Select to access the abstract.

Telemedicine
George SM, Hamilton A, Baker R. Pre-experience perceptions about telemedicine among African Americans and Latinos in South Central Los Angeles. Telemed J E Health 2009 Jul-Aug; 15(6):525-30. [Supported in part by grant 1 R24 HS14022-01A1.] Select to access the abstract.

Wisconsin Medical Journal
Manwell LB, Williams ES, Babbott S, et al. Physician perspectives on quality and error in the outpatient setting. WMJ 2009 May; 108(3):139-44. [Supported by grant 5 R01 HS11955.] Select to access the abstract.

AHRQ-Related Articles

Circulation
O'Neill WW. A case against low-volume percutaneous coronary intervention centers. Circulation 2009 Aug 18; 120(7):546-8. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Epstein et al. (J Am Coll Cardiol, 2004).]

Hospitals and Health Networks
Coye MJ. Risk and reform: what will it take to cut health care utilization and realize true transformational change? Hosp Health Netw 2009 Aug; 83(8):16. [Notes that AHRQ, MedPac, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have "targeted readmissions, and new policy proposals have emerged that build upon CMS' hospital performance reporting".]

JAMA
Leslie WD, O'Donnell S, Jean S, et al. Trends in hip fracture rates in Canada. JAMA 2009 Aug 26; 302(8):883-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Hannan et al. (JAMA, 2001).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Neale AV, Bowman MA. Fourth Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine practice-based research theme issue. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul/Aug; 22(4):343-5. [Comments on AHRQ-funded article by Yawn et al. (J Am Board Fam Med, 2009), as cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles; cites article by Dolor, Smith, and Neale (J Am Board Fam Med, 2008), which discusses AHRQ's Practice-Based Research Network LISTSERV™.]

McCord G, Pendleton BF, Schrop SL, et al. Assessing the impact on patient-physician interaction when physicians use personal digital assistants: a Northeastern Ohio Network (NEON) study. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):353-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Beck, Daughtridge, and Sloane (J Am Board Fam Pract, 2002).] Select to access the abstract.

Levy BT, Hartz A, Woodworth G, et al. Interventions to improving osteoporosis screening: an Iowa Research Network (IRENE) study. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):360-7. [Notes that "portions of the data presented in this study were presented at the... 2007 [AHRQ] National Practice Based Research Conference, Bethesda, MD" on May 16-18, 2007; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Solomon et al. (Am J Med, 2004), Levy et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2006), and Briggs, Sculpher, and Buxton (Health Econ, 1994).] Select to access the abstract.

Froshaug DB, Dickinson LM, Fernald DH, et al. Personal health behaviors are associated with physical and mental unhealthy days: a Prescription for Health (P4H) practice-based research networks study. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):368-74. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Safran (Ann Intern Med, 2003), Hung et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2008), and Gaskins et al. (J Am Board Fam Med, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Fleming M, Olsen D, Stathes H, et al. Virtual reality skills training for health care professionals in alcohol screening and brief intervention. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):387-98. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, 2000.] Select to access the abstract.

Birtwhistle R, Keshavjee K, Lambert-Lanning A, et al. Building a pan-Canadian primary care sentinel surveillance network: initial development and moving forward. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):412-22. [Cites AHRQ publication, New Research: Distributed Network for Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics (DARTNet), 2009, as published on AHRQ Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Westfall JM, Fagnan LJ, Handley M, et al. Practice-based research is community engagement. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):423-7. [Cites AHRQ fact sheet, AHRQ Support for Primary Care Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs), 2006, as published on AHRQ Web site.]

Williams RL, Shelley BM, Sussman AL. The marriage of community-based participatory research and practice-based research networks: can it work?—A Research Involving Outpatient Settings Network (RIOS Net) study. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):428-35. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Leverence et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2007), Sussman et al. (Ann Fam Med, 2006), and Ralston et al. (J Am Board Fam Med, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Bakken S, Lantigua RA, Busacca LV, et al. Barriers, enablers, and incentives for research participation: a report from the Ambulatory Care Research Network (ACRN). J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):436-45. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Kho, Zafar, and Tierney (J Am Board Fam Med, 2007) and Calderon et al. (MedGenMed, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Williams RL, McPherson L, Kong A, et al. Internet-based training in a practice-based research network consortium: a report from the Primary Care Multiethnic Network (PRIME Net). J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):446-52. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Allison et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Schwartz KL, Monsur J, Hammad A, et al. Comparison of point of care and laboratory HbA1c analysis: a MetroNet study. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):461-3. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Hickner et al. (Qual Saf Health Care, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Employee Assistance
Citrin RS. The new EAP purchasing realities: rather than try to demonstrate their value, EAPs should try to understand purchasers' needs and provide services and programs to meet them. J Employee Assist 2009 Jul 1; 10(4):1-7. [Includes table of employee/employer contributions for family coverage, 1996-2006, from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Insurance Component Tables, 1996-2996.]

Journal of Women's Health
Godfrey JR, Richter HE. Toward optimal health: approaching the issue of incontinence with patients and actively managing the condition. J Womens Health 2009 Aug; 18(8):1109-13. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Shamliyan et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2008).]

Clark CR, Baril N, Kunicki M, et al. Mammography use among black women: the role of electronic medical records. J Womens Health 2009 Aug; 18(8):1153-62. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Holt et al. (Med Care, 2006) and Fiscella, Franks, and Meldrum (Prev Med, 2004).] abstract.

Coker AL, Hopenhayn C, DeSimone CP, et al. Violence against women raises risk of cervical cancer. J Womens Health 2009 Aug; 18(8):1179-85. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Gerber et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Lancet
Mitchell AJ, Vaze A, Rao S. Clinical diagnosis of depression in primary care: a meta-analysis. Lancet 2009 Aug; 22; 374(9690):609-19. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Depression in Primary Care: Treatment of Major Depression, 1993.] Select to access the abstract.

Modern Healthcare
Lubell J. Top of the hill: Leaders of the Obama administration and veterans of Congress have driven the reform debate and dominate this year's roster of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare. Mod Healthc 2009 Aug 24; 36(34):6-7, 32-44. [Carolyn Clancy (AHRQ director) is ranked number 7 in the list of 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare.]

New England Journal of Medicine
Schwenk TL. Residents' work hours. N Engl J Med 2009 Aug 27; 361(9):928. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Nuckols et al. (N Engl J Med, 2009).]

Brenner MJ. Residents' work hours. N Engl J Med 2009 Aug 27; 361(9):928. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Nuckols et al. (N Engl J Med, 2009).]

Auer R, Aujesky D, Rodondi N. Residents' work hours. N Engl J Med 2009 Aug 27; 361(9):928. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Ayas et al. (JAMA, 2006) and Barger et al. (N Engl J Med, 2005).]

Nursing Economic$
Buerhaus PI. Can the nursing profession win the game? Econ Health Care Nurs 2009 Jul/Aug; 27(4):247-50. [Notes the adoption of nursing quality measures by AHRQ and other "influential policymaking bodies.".]

MedSurg Nursing
Brenner ZR, Salathiel M. The nurses' role in CMS quality indicators. MedSurg Nurs 2009 Jul/Aug; 18(4):242-6. [Lists AHRQ in a table of "Participants in the Hospital Quality Alliance."]

Simulation in Healthcare
Groom JA. Creating new solutions to the simulation puzzle. Simul Healthc 2009 Fall; 4(3):131-4. [Suggests the incorporation in "simulation cube" studies of "some sort of team training instruction... where team dynamics are part of the simulation," citing AHRQ's TeamSTEPPS™, as published on AHRQ Web site.]

Therapeutic Recreation Journal
Mobily KE. 19. Role of exercise and physical activity In therapeutic recreation services. Ther Recreation J 2009 2nd Qtr; 43(2):9. [Notes that "15% of the total population reported one or more chronic conditions" in 2001 and that "the majority of older adults have at least one chronic condition," citing 2001 and 2005 MEPS data, respectively, as published on AHRQ Web site.]

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)-Related Articles

Journal of Women's Health
Downey L, Tyree PT, Lafferty WE. Preventive screening of women who use complementary and alternative medicine providers. J Womens Health 2009 Aug; 18(8):1133-43. [Cites USPSTF recommendations and rationale on screening for chlamydial infection (Am J Prev Med, 2001), screening for breast cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2002), and screening for cervical cancer (USPSTF, 2003.] Select to access the abstract.

Lindley LL, Brandt HM, Annang L, et al. Receipt of routine gynecological examinations among sexually active female college students in the United States. J Womens Health 2009 Aug; 18(8):1195-1200. [Cites USPSTF recommendations and rationale on screening for chlamydial infection (Am J Prev Med, 2001).] Select to access the abstract.

Gillum TL, Sun CJ, Woods AB. Can a health clinic-based intervention increase safety in abused women? Results from a pilot study. J Womens Health 2009 Aug; 18(8):1259-64. [Cites USPSTF summary of recommendations on screening for family and intimate partner violence, 2004, as published on AHRQ Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Evidence-based Practice Centers-Related Articles

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Bennett IM, Coco A, Anderson J, et al. Improving maternal care with a continuous quality improvement strategy: a report from the Interventions to Minimize Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants through Continuous Improvement Techniques (IMPLICIT) Network. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):380-6. [Cites Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Perinatal Depression: Prevalence, Screening Accuracy, and Screening Outcomes, 2005; cites AHRQ-authored article by Atkins and Clancy (AHRQ director) (Am J Prev Med, 2004) and AHRQ-funded article by Ornstein et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

Simulation in Healthcare
LeFlore JL, Anderson M. Alternative educational models for interdisciplinary student teams. Simul Healthc 2009 Fall; 4(3):135-42. [Cites Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Chapter 44: Crew Resource Management and Its Applications in Medicine, 2001, as published on AHRQ Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine
Firnhaber CS, Michelow P. Cervical cancer and the human immunodeficiency virus: a review. Southern African J HIV Med 2009 Jul 1; 10(2):23-7. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Evaluation of Cervical Cytology, 1999, prepared by Duke University under contract 290-97-0014), as published on AHRQ Web site.]

Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Sloane PD, Dolor RJ, Halladay J. Increasing the role of practice networks in medical research. J Am Board Fam Med 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):348-51. [Notes the growth of practice-based research networks (PBRN) in the 1980s and 1990s due largely to "support and encouragement" from AHRQ and other organizations; uses the bibliography posted on the AHRQ Practice-based Research Networks portal to identify and evaluate a set of 52 PBRN studies; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Yawn et al. (J Am Board Fam Med, 2009), as cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles, Sloane et al. (Fam Med, 2006), and Linder et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2007).]

Journal of Chiropractic Medicine
Green BN, Johnson C, Moreau W. Is physical activity contraindicated for individuals with scoliosis? A systematic literature review. J Chiropr Med 2009 Mar; 8(1):25-37. [Uses AHRQ's National Guideline Clearinghouse™ to identify relevant guidelines; cites USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents, 2004.] abstract.

Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Corona R, Cowgill BO, Bogart LM, et al. Brief report: a qualitative analysis of discussions about HIV in families of parents with HIV. J Pediatr Psychol 2009 Jul; 34(6):677-80. [Uses sub-sample of participants from the AHRQ-sponsored HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study (HCSUS), originally supported by grant U01 HS08578.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Trauma
Pressley JC, Benedicto CB, Trieu L, et al. Motor vehicle injury, mortality, and hospital charges by strength of graduated driver licensing laws in 36 States. J Trauma 2009 Jul; 67(1 Suppl):S43-S53. [Uses and cites 2003 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Kid's Inpatient Database (KID) data.] Select to access the abstract.

Pediatrics Blood and Cancer
Abdullah F, Zhang Y, Camp M, et al. Splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis: Review of 1,657 patients and application of the pediatric quality indicators. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009 Jul; 52(7):834-7. [Uses and cites 1988-2004 HCUP National Inpatient Sample (NIS) and KID data; cites AHRQ Pediatric Quality Indicators, 2008, as published on AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ-authored article by Zhan (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Outcomes and Evidence) and Miller (JAMA, 2003); cites article by Sedman et al. (Pediatrics, 2005), using AHRQ patient safety indicators.] Select to access the abstract.

Urban Institute Retirement Project Brief Series
Johnson RW, Mommaerts C. Are health care costs a burden for older Americans? Urban Inst Retirement Proj Brief Series 2009 Jul; (26):1-13. [Uses MEPS data; cites AHRQ publication, Design and Methods of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component, 1997.]

Current as of August 2009
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