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Predictors of Allison et al for 30-Day Readmission for a Patient Discharged with Ongoing Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT)

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Allison et al identified patients receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotics after discharge who are more likely to be readmitted. Any patient receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) is at increased risk for 30-day readmission. The authors are from Tufts Medical Center, University Hospital of South Manchester (England) and Biogen Idec (Cambridge, Massachusetts).

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