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Mortality and guideline-concordant care for older patients with schizophrenia: a retrospective longitudinal study

Jack Y Tsan12*, Eileen M Stock34, Jazmin M Gonzalez5, David S Greenawalt13, John E Zeber34, Emran Rouf6 and Laurel A Copeland34

Author Affiliations

1 VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs, 4800 Memorial Drive (151C), Waco, TX 76711, USA

2 VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, 2106 Treasure Hills Blvd., Harlingen, TX 78550, USA

3 Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1901 Veterans Memorial Drive, Temple, TX 76504, USA

4 Center for Applied Health Research, Scott & White Healthcare System, 2102 Birdcreek Drive Temple, TX 76502, USA

5 Autism Comprehensive Educational Services, El Paso, TX 79912, USA

6 Department of Internal Medicine, Scott & White Healthcare, 2401 S. 31st St., Temple, TX 76508, USA

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BMC Medicine 2012, 10:147  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-147

Published: 26 November 2012

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Veterans Health Administration (VA) stop and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. Type of care and associated VA stop codes or CPT codes

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