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Quality of life in a new hospital hostel

  • C. J. Simpson (a1)
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Quality of life scores were measured In a new hospital hostel in a rural community. These scores were compared to scores on patients in a similar hospital hostel in an inner city area in the United Kingdom and also scores on patients living in a range of different facilities in the community In the United States.

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Quality of life in a new hospital hostel

  • C. J. Simpson (a1)
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