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Major Gastrointestinal Resection Risk Factors for Unplanned 30-Day Readmission

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for unplanned 30-day readmission for a patient who has undergone a major gastrointestinal resection based on the study of Kelly et al.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C15-C26

Description:

Kelly et al identified a number of risk factors associated with unplanned 30-day readmission following a major gastrointestinal resection. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management or an alternative therapy. The authors are from the University of Rochester.

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