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Frequent hospital admission of older people with chronic disease: a cross-sectional survey with telephone follow-up and data linkage

Jo M Longman1*, Margaret I Rolfe12, Megan D Passey1, Kathy E Heathcote15, Dan P Ewald13, Therese Dunn4, Lesley M Barclay1 and Geoffrey G Morgan15

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1 University Centre for Rural Health – University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia

2 Southern Cross Univeristy, PO Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia

3 North Coast NSW Medicare Local, PO Box 519, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia

4 North Coast Area Health Service, Locked Mail Bag 11, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia

5 School of Medicine, Griffith University, High St, Southport, Qld 4215, Australia

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BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:373  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-373

Published: 30 October 2012

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Appendix 1. Additional material on survey questionnaire measures.

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