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Factors Associated with Readmission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Purpose:

To identify a patient being discharged from the ICU who is likely to be readmitted based on the study of Rosenberg et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

Description:

Rosenberg et al identified factors associated with readmission of a patient to the intensive care unit (ICU) following discharge. These can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management and followup. The authors are from the University of Michigan Health System and Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Health System.

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