Nationwide 30-day readmissions after elective orthopedic surgery: reasons and implications

Source:  Journal for Healthcare Quality 2016, 13 May [epub]

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Date of publication: May 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study involved patients undergoing common elective orthopaedic procedures such as total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty. 30 day readmission rates were recorded for each procedure, in order to establish national rates and reasons for 30-day readmissions.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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