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                                                                <font size="3">The latest issue of the Journal of Applied Measurement (Vol. 11, No. 3) is now available.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>The contents of this issue are listed below.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>If you have not seen the journal, sample copies are available on request.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Sample copies may be requested by e-mail.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Please address those requests to the editor.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>If you think that your students would find the work published in JAM useful, we can also arrange for sample copies for your measurement classes.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Contact information for sample copies is listed below.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Please visit our web page at http://www.jampress.org for a complete list of articles published in JAM and the abstracts for the articles listed below.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?><o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Vol. 11, No. 3, Fall 2010<o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Preface, Improving Efficiency in Outcome Measurement<o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Allen W. Heinemann<o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Foreword, Emergence of Efficiency in Health Outcome Measurement<o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Nikolaus Bezruczko, Guest Editor<o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Measuring One Variable at a Time: The Wright Way<o:p></o:p></font>
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                                                                                <font face="Times New Roman">Carl V. Granger, Marsha Carlin, John M. Linacre, Ronald Mead, Paulette Niewczyk, A. Jackson Stenner, <o:p></o:p></font>
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