Predictors of preventable hospitalization in chronic disease: Priorities for change

  title={Predictors of preventable hospitalization in chronic disease: Priorities for
  author={Heidi Muenchberger and Elizabeth Kendall},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
AbstractResearch in the area of preventable hospitalization, hospital admissions that could otherwise be avoided, provides little guidance in terms of priority areas for change. This synthesis of multiple electronic databases searched systematically for studies related to preventable hospitalization identifies six priority areas for future action in three broad conceptual areas: person priorities (symptom management and supportive relationships), programme priorities (self-management supports… 

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