PPS

Prospective payment system

PRCT

Prospective randomized clinical trial

PSO

Provider-sponsored organization


QALY

Quality-adjusted life year


RAP

Resident assessment protocol

RD

Registered Dietitian

RR

Relative risk


SBP

Systolic blood pressure

SMI

Supplementary medical insurance

SNF

Skilled nursing facility


TNF

Tumor necrosis factor

TONE

Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly

TPN

Total parenteral nutrition

TSF

Triceps skinfold thickness


UKPDS

United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study


VA

Department of Veterans Affairs


WHI

Women’s Health Initiative



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