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Predictors of health care utilization in the chronically ill: a review of the literature


  • de Boer, Angela G. E. M.
  • Wijker, Wouter
  • de Haes, Hanneke C. J. M.


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  • de Boer, Angela G. E. M. & Wijker, Wouter & de Haes, Hanneke C. J. M., 1997. "Predictors of health care utilization in the chronically ill: a review of the literature," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 101-115, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:42:y:1997:i:2:p:101-115

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    2. Evers, Silvia & Voss, Gemma & Nieman, Fred & Ament, Andre & Groot, Tom & Lodder, Jan & Boreas, Anita & Blaauw, Gerhard, 2002. "Predicting the cost of hospital stay for stroke patients: the use of diagnosis related groups," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 61(1), pages 21-42, July.
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