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Elderly Healthcare

Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End of Life
Bringing Human Factors into Home Health Care: Institute of Medicine Report and Designer's Guide
Health Services Research on Aging: Building on Biomedical and Clinical Research
Improving the Health Care of Older Americans
Managing Osteoarthritis: Helping the Elderly Maintain Function and Mobility
Medicare Uses of AHRQ Research
Men: Stay Healthy at 50+
Physical Activity and Older Americans: Benefits and Strategies
Preventing Disability in the Elderly With Chronic Disease
Staying Healthy Through Education and Prevention (STEP): Implementation Guide and Coaching Sessions Lesson Plans
Women: Stay Healthy at 50+

Research Activities: Online Newsletter
Summarizes study findings relating to health care for the elderly

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Comparative Effectiveness Reviews

Comparative Effectiveness Review, No. 4:
Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Analgesics for Osteoarthritis
Comparative Effectiveness Review, No. 5.
Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Renal Artery Stenosis
Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Renal Artery Stenosis: 2007 Update
Comparative Effectiveness Review, No. 11:
Comparative Effectiveness of Drug Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis in Adults
Comparative Effectiveness Review, No. 12:
Comparative Effectiveness of Treatments to Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis

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Evidence Reports

Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, No. 175:
Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, No. 184:
Treatment of Common Hip Fractures
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, No. 193:
Alzheimer's Disease & Cognitive Decline

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MEPS Reports

MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 109:
The Top Five Therapeutic Classes of Outpatient Prescription Drugs Ranked by Total Expenses for the Medicare Population Age 65 and Older in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2003
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 122:
Out-of-Pocket Expenditures on Health Care and Insurance Premiums among the Elderly Population, 2003
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 288:
Average Outpatient Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for the Top Five Most Expensive Prescription Drugs for Adults Age 65 and Over: 2005 and 2006
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 310:
Person Characteristics of the Elderly Reporting One or More Cognitive Disorders, 2007

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