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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Information from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services. AHRQ was formerly known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.


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Date Entered: 3/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/18/2013
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR0021
Accession Number: DP91A0041

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