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Hickam DH, Weiss JW, Guise JM, et al. Outpatient Case Management for Adults With Medical Illness and Complex Care Needs [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2013 Jan. (Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 99.)

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Outpatient Case Management for Adults With Medical Illness and Complex Care Needs [Internet].

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AD

Alzheimer's disease

ADL

Activities of daily living

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

APN

Advanced practice nurse

BMI

Body mass index

BP

Blood pressure

BS

Bachelor of science

CER

Comparative effectiveness review

CG

Caregiver

CHF

Congestive heart failure

CHW

Community health worker

CM

Case management

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

DBP

Diastolic blood pressure

DM

Diabetes mellitus

DOT

Directly observed therapy

ED

Emergency department

EHC

Effective Health Care Program

EPC

Evidence-based Practice Center

FFS

Fee-for-service

FTF

Face-to-face

GDS

Global Deterioration Scale

GRACE

Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders

HBPC

Home-based Primary Care

HDL

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol

HgA1c

Hemoglobin A1c

HMO

Health maintenance organization

IADL

Instrumental activities of daily living

IV

Intravenous

LDL

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol

LPN

Licensed practical nurse

MADDE

Medicare Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration and Evaluation

MCCD

Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration

MCO

Managed care organization

MMSE

Mini-mental State Examination

MSW

Master of social work

NP

Nurse practitioner

NPI

Neuropsychiatric inventory

NR

Not reported

NYHA

New York Heart Association

NYU

New York University

OP

Outpatient

PACE

Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly

PCP

Primary care provider

PICOTS

Populations, interventions, comparators, outcomes, timing, and setting

PS

Psychosocial

QOL

Quality of life

RD

Registered dietitian

RN

Registered nurse

SBP

Systolic blood pressure

SF-36

Short form (36) Health Survey

SNF

Skilled nursing facility

SW

Social worker

TB

Tuberculosis

TC

Total cholesterol

TEP

Technical Expert Panel

TOO

Task Order Officer

U.K.

United Kingdom

U.S.

United States

VAMC

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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