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Please explain why some sectors of health care (i.e. long-term care) is more regulated than other sectors (i.e. acute care)?

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1. Please explain why some sectors of health care (i.e. long-term care) is more regulated than other sectors (i.e. acute care)?

Different sectors of health care meet different needs and have different regulating needs in order to provide quality care to patients.

For example, acute care is treatment of a severe medical condition that is of short duration and at a crisis level. It is medical care administered, frequently in an inpatient hospital setting or by nursing professionals, for the treatment of a serious injury or illness or during recovery from surgery. Medical conditions requiring acute care are typically periodic ...

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Explains in some detail why some sectors of health care (i.e. long-term care) are more regulated than other sectors (i.e. acute care),

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