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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012 :: 73(1)
Care Transitions

The policy forum of this issue focuses on transitions of care in the health care delivery system. Transition practices to and from hospitals, nursing facilities, and adult care homes are explored, and among other topics, select commentaries focus on community engagement, transitions for special populations, and Community Care of North Carolina’s transitions program. Original articles in this issue address treating pediatric obesity to prevent chronic disease, Medicaid policies and health care access of low-income children in the American South, and physical therapy utilization for obese patients following traumatic leg fracture.

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