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May 2007 Issue
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Inside the May 2007 Issue

Hospital admissions could be avoided: report

A new report released by the University of Adelaide's Public Health Information Development Unit shows that almost 9% of hospital admissions in Australia should have been avoided, with highest rates among the oldest and most disadvantaged Australians.

The Atlas of Avoidable Hospitalisations in Australia: ambulatory care-sensitive conditions examines hospitalisations which should be able to be avoided with preventive care and early disease management.
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