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Predictors Associated with High Risk of Hospital Readmission

Purpose:

To identify a patient at hospital discharge who is likely to be readmitted using the predictors of Katikireddi and Cloud.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

T81.9

Description:

Katikireddi and Cloud listed factors which should alert a clinician that a patient being discharged from the hospital is at significant risk for being readmitted. These factors can help to identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management as an outpatient. The patients are from St. George's Hospital in London.

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