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Research staff have contributed to methodological studies in diverse ways using statistical methods to develop nationally representative estimates of measurement issues. Covers hospitalization and related costs for skilled nursing, hospice, and home health following a hospital stay. Such reasons may include cognitive impairment, fear of actually experiencing medication side effects, failure to understand instructions regarding plan (e.g., difficulty understanding a low-sodium diet), impaired manual dexterity (e.g., not taking pills because unable to open container), sensory deficit (e.g., unable to read written instructions), and disregard for nontraditional treatments (e.g., herbs, liniments, prayer, acupuncture). * Determine cultural or spiritual influences on importance of health care.

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Publisher: Pearson, Prentice Hall; Fourth edition (2006)

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