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Unplanned 30-day readmissions in orthopaedic trauma

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Introduction: 30-day readmission is increasingly used as a hospital quality metric. The objective of this study was to describe the patient factors associated with unplanned 30-day hospital readmission of orthopaedic trauma patients.
Methods: A statewide observational study was undertaken using data from all acute hospitals in California. All hospital inpatients with a primary diagnosis of fracture or dislocation (ICD-9-CM 800-829) were included, except for those with isolated injuries t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.injury.2016.05.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Injury Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
8
Pages:
1794–1797
Publication date:
2016-05-14
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EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
URN:
uuid:2dab3f1a-991c-43ba-a264-97f8fd525467
Source identifiers:
619733
Local pid:
pubs:619733
Paper number:
8

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