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People with limiting long-term conditions report poorer experiences and more problems with hospital care

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Background: Long-term conditions have a significant impact on individuals, their families, and the health service. As people with these conditions represent a high proportion of hospital admissions, investigating their experiences of inpatient care has become an important area of investigation. We conducted a secondary analysis of the NHS adult inpatient survey for England to compare the hospital experiences of three groups of patients: those without long-term conditions, those with a single ...

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10.1186/1472-6963-14-33

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Hewitson, P More by this author
Jenkinson, C More by this author
Coulter, A More by this author
Journal:
BMC Health Services Research
Volume:
14
Publication date:
2014-01-23
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EISSN:
1472-6963
URN:
uuid:7d819916-f95f-4b52-b36b-576d0486d103
Source identifiers:
462721
Local pid:
pubs:462721

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