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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Model for Predicting Hospital Readmission

Purpose:

To predict the rate of 30-day readmission for a patient being discharged after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) based on the study of Wasfy et al.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I20, I21, I25, Y84.0

Description:

Wasfy et al developed a model for predicting 30-day readmission following a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute/UMKC, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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