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Which of the following most logically completes the passage?

It is generally believed that people receiving frequent medical checkups are likely to need hospitalization less frequently than they would otherwise; after all, many things can be done following a checkup to prevent problems that, if ignored, might become acute and then require hospitalization. But for people with chronic illnesses, frequent medical checkups are likely to lead to more frequent hospitalization since __________.

(A) the recommended treatments for complications of many chronic illnesses involve hospitalization, even if those complications are detected while barely noticeable

(B) medical checkups sometimes do not reveal early symptoms of those chronic illnesses that are best treated in a hospital

(C) the average length of a hospital stay is the same for those who receive frequent checkups as for those who do not

(D) people with chronic illnesses generally receive medical checkups more frequently than people who are not chronically ill

(E) the average length of a hospital stay for people with a chronic illness tends to increase as the illness progresses

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We need to continue a line of thought whenever answering a logical completion of the passage question.

Here the passages tells:

1. Frequent medical checkups - less frequent hospitalization because it can prevent acute problems
2. For chronic diseases, more frequent check up - more frequent hospitalization because ....
We need to find a reason for 2.

Option A tells us that treatments of chronic diseases involves hospitalization, hence the chronic patients need to be hospitalized more often.
Hence the correct option.
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Medical checkups for healthy people -------------> Reduced cases of hospitalization.
Medical checkups for chronically ill people ------> Increased cases of hospitalization. Why? There must be something with these checkups that requires hospitalization.

(A) the recommended treatments for complications of many chronic illnesses involve hospitalization, even if those complications are detected while barely noticeable
Correct. Even if there is a slight chance of an illness complication spotted during a checkup, chronically ill people should immediately be sent to a hospital.

(B) medical checkups sometimes do not reveal early symptoms of those chronic illnesses that are best treated in a hospital
Out of scope. This option talks about revealing the symptoms of chronic illnesses. Our prompt refers to people who already have chronic illnesses.

(C) the average length of a hospital stay is the same for those who receive frequent checkups as for those who do not
Out of scope. What happens in the hospital, including length of stay, is not relevant.

(D) people with chronic illnesses generally receive medical checkups more frequently than people who are not chronically ill
Runner-up. If they receive medical checkups more frequently, these people end up in hospital more often. However we still don't know WHY this happens.

(E) the average length of a hospital stay for people with a chronic illness tends to increase as the illness progresses
Out of scope. This is very sad. It also refers to what happens in future, which is irrelevant. We still do not know why chronically ill people end up in hospital after medical checkups.

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Medical checkups for healthy people -------------> Reduced cases of hospitalization.
Medical checkups for chronically ill people ------> Increased cases of hospitalization. Why? There must be something with these checkups that requires hospitalization.

(A) the recommended treatments for complications of many chronic illnesses involve hospitalization, even if those complications are detected while barely noticeable
Correct. Even if there is a slight chance of an illness complication spotted during a checkup, chronically ill people should immediately be sent to a hospital.

(B) medical checkups sometimes do not reveal early symptoms of those chronic illnesses that are best treated in a hospital
Out of scope. This option talks about revealing the symptoms of chronic illnesses. Our prompt refers to people who already have chronic illnesses.

(C) the average length of a hospital stay is the same for those who receive frequent checkups as for those who do not
Out of scope. What happens in the hospital, including length of stay, is not relevant.

(D) people with chronic illnesses generally receive medical checkups more frequently than people who are not chronically ill
Runner-up. If they receive medical checkups more frequently, these people end up in hospital more often. However we still don't know WHY this happens.

(E) the average length of a hospital stay for people with a chronic illness tends to increase as the illness progresses
Out of scope. This is very sad. It also refers to what happens in future, which is irrelevant. We still do not know why chronically ill people end up in hospital after medical checkups.

thank you for your explanation but I still don't understand why choice A is correct

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(A) the recommended treatments for complications of many chronic illnesses involve hospitalization, even if those complications are detected while barely noticeable
Correct answer

(B) medical checkups sometimes do not reveal early symptoms of those chronic illnesses that are best treated in a hospital
this widens the gap thus wrong answer

(C) the average length of a hospital stay is the same for those who receive frequent checkups as for those who do not
out of scope

(D) people with chronic illnesses generally receive medical checkups more frequently than people who are not chronically ill

A causes B,but B will not necessarily cause A

(E) the average length of a hospital stay for people with a chronic illness tends to increase as the illness progresses
The average lenght is not discussed but the frequency of visits is discussed

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we need to find an answer choice that would be opposite to the premise that more frequent checks lead to fewer hospitalizations
answer A is fine

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The correct choice is A - Justifies that people with chronic illnesses, checkups may more often result in treatments that require hospitalization than in treatments that could prevent hospitalization.
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Hello GMATNinja sayantanc2k

I am confused between A and B and not sure why B is wrong

(B) medical checkups sometimes do not reveal early symptoms of those chronic illnesses that are best treated in a hospital

If chronic illnesses have a low probability to be determined, then regular checkups might increase this probability. If the probability increases, then the patients have a more likelihood that they will be hospitalized and hence this can be the potential answer

Can you share your thoughts here?

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Hi @Pikolo,

Statement B is incorrect. Let's deep-dive into the hypothesis. The fact that occasionally a checkup fails to reveal early symptoms of a chronic illness best treated in a hospital does not indicate that frequent checkups of people with chronic illnesses would lead to more frequent hospitalization than less frequent checkups would. Thus, this talks about revealing the symptoms of chronic illnesses, on the other hand, we are looking for a prompt that refers to people who ALREADY HAVE chronic illness.

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