Comparison of 30-Day Readmission Rates After Hospitalization for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Men Versus Women.

@article{OBrien2017ComparisonO3,
  title={Comparison of 30-Day Readmission Rates After Hospitalization for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Men Versus Women.},
  author={Cashel O'Brien and Linda R Valsdottir and Jason H Wasfy and Jordan B Strom and Eric A. Secemsky and Yun Wang and Robert W Yeh},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={120 7},
  pages={1070-1076}
}
Readmission after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) significantly contributes to preventable morbidity and health-care costs. Outcomes after AMI vary by sex but the relationship of sex to readmissions warrants further exploration. Using the 2013 Nationwide Readmissions Database, we identified patients with a principal discharge diagnosis… CONTINUE READING