A Response to the Points By Manton and Williamson

Published in: Medical Care, v. 41, no. 1, suppl., Jan. 2003, p. 28-31

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2002

by Darius N. Lakdawalla, Jay Bhattacharya, Dana P. Goldman

The authors respond to comments on their work that highlights two divergent trends that influence the course of disability and nursing home use: improving medical technology and worsening health behavior.

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