Preoperative proteinuria may indicate higher risk for postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) and unplanned 30-day readmission, according to a new study. ... 2. The study's primary outcome was postoperative AKI before discharge and unplanned readmission
Patients who experience high trauma of hospitalization, as measured by disturbances in sleep, mobility, nutrition, and mood, may have a greater risk of readmission or ED visit within 30 days of ... In addition, the trauma survey has not been validated in
Women were more likely to have a noncardiac reason for readmission (44.4% vs. ... An accompanying editorial noted that these readmissions could be an example of post-hospital syndrome.
Risk scores and discharge checklists reduced readmissions after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at 1 hospital, a study found. ... The interventions resulted in index hospital readmission rates decreasing from 9.6% in 2011 to 5.3% in 2015.
They split the 1,896 hospitals into quintiles based on publicly reported hospital-wide readmission rates. ... Many patient and hospitalization characteristics influence the likelihood of readmissions, so readmission rates must be adjusted for these
were no significant differences in 60- and 90-day readmission rates or 30-day ED visit rates. ... may not be surprising, given lack of significant improvement in national readmission rates, the authors said.
Nonspecific chest pain was the most common noncardiac cause of readmission within each time period (14.2% to 22.7% of noncardiac readmissions). ... The most common cardiac cause for readmission was coronary artery disease, including angina (37.4% to 39.3%
They identified potentially avoidable 30-day readmissions using a computerized algorithm based on administrative data. ... Researchers randomly divided the admissions not followed by a 30-day readmission (n=8,333) and the potentially avoidable
Readmission rates for all 6 procedures ranged from 10.5% to 17.4%. ... At 30 days, the median risk-adjusted compositor readmission rate was 13.1% (interquartile range, 9.9% to 17.1%).
patient in follow-up, increasing the risk of adverse events such as readmissions. ... Dr. Robelia is the chair of readmissions at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.