Contemporary national trends of cystic fibrosis hospitalizations and co-morbidities in the United States.

INTRODUCTION Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-limiting multisystemic genetic disease. Patients with CF have a high rate of hospitalization. We attempt to ascertain national trends of inpatient stays, prevalence of various co-morbidities during hospitalizations, outcomes and discharge disposition among CF patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data from the National… CONTINUE READING