Discharge Destination After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Postdischarge Outcomes and Placement Risk Factors.

@article{Keswani2016DischargeDA,
  title={Discharge Destination After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Postdischarge Outcomes and Placement Risk Factors.},
  author={Aakash H Keswani and Mitchell C Weiser and John I. Shin and Andrew J. Lovy and Calin Stefan Moucha},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 9},
  pages={1866-1872.e1}
}
BACKGROUND Given the rising incidence of revision total joint arthroplasty (RJR), bundled payments will likely be applied to RJR in the near future. This study aimed to compare postdischarge adverse events by discharge destination, identify risk factors for discharge placement, and stratify RJR patients based on these risk factors to identify the most appropriate discharge destination. METHODS Patients that underwent revision total hip or knee arthroplasty from 2011 to 2013 were identified in… CONTINUE READING