All-Cause Versus Complication-Specific Readmission Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.

@article{Dapuzzo2017AllCauseVC,
  title={All-Cause Versus Complication-Specific Readmission Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.},
  author={Michele D'apuzzo and Geoffrey H. Westrich and Chisa Hidaka and Ting Jung Pan and Stephen Lyman},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2017},
  volume={99 13},
  pages={
          1093-1103
        }
}
BACKGROUND Unplanned readmissions have become an important quality indicator, particularly for reimbursement; thus, accurate assessment of readmission frequency and risk factors for readmission is critical. The purpose of this study was to determine (1) the frequency of and (2) risk factors for readmissions for all causes or procedure-specific complications within 30 days after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) as well as (3) the association between hospital volume and readmission rate. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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