Recurrent readmissions in medical patients: a prospective study.
J Hosp Med. 2011 Feb;6(2):61-7
Authors: Mudge AM, Kasper K, Clair A, Redfern H, Bell JJ, Barras MA, Dip G, Pachana NA
Hospital readmissions are common and costly. A recent previous hospitalization preceding the index admission is a marker of increased risk of future readmission.
PMID: 20945294 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]