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Cirrhosis Risk Factors Associated with 30-Day Hospital Readmission

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for 30-day hospital readmission for a patient hospitalized for cirrhosis based on the study of Singal et al.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

K70.3, K71.7, K74

Description:

Singal et al identified a number of factors associated with 30-day hospital readmission rates for patients with cirrhosis. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health and Hospital and the Medical University of South Carolina.

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