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Risk Factors for 30-Day Hospital Readmission Following General Surgery

Purpose:

To identify a general surgery patient who is at increased risk for hospital readmission within 30 days of the initial discharge.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

T81.9

Description:

Kassin et al identified risk factors associated with hospital readmission for general surgery patients. These can help to identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Emory University and Georgia State University.

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