The association between comorbidity and length of hospital stay and costs in total hip arthroplasty patients: a systematic review

Source:  Journal of Arthroplasty 2014, 29(5), 1009-14

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Date of publication:  May 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

Length of article:  6 pages

In a nutshell:  Authors performed a systematic review on the relationship between comorbidity and length of hospital stay and hospital costs, concluding there is limited evidence that patient comorbidity has a positive correlation with length of stay and hospital costs.

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Acknowledgement:  Journal of Arthroplasty

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