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Safety of Obese Persons in Nursing Homes

Felix, Holly C., PhD, MPA*; Bradway, Christine, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, AGSF; Bird, Tommy Mac, PhD*; Pradhan, Rohit, PhD*; Weech-Maldonado, Robert, PhD, MBA

doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000997
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*Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (1 R01 HS025703-01A1) to study this topic, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Translational Research Institute (KL2TR000063 and UL1TR000039) for preliminary research that led to the development of the manuscript.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Robert Weech-Maldonado, PhD, MBA, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Avenue South, SHPB 558, Birmingham, AL 35294. E-mail: rweech@uab.edu.

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