How Comorbidities Co-Occur in Readmitted Hip Fracture Patients: From Bipartite Networks to Insights for Post-Discharge Planning

@inproceedings{Bhavnani2015HowCC,
  title={How Comorbidities Co-Occur in Readmitted Hip Fracture Patients: From Bipartite Networks to Insights for Post-Discharge Planning},
  author={Suresh K. Bhavnani and Bryant Dang and Shyam Visweswaran and Rohit Divekar and Alai Tan and Amol M Karmarkar and Kenneth J Ottenbacher},
  booktitle={AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science proceedings. AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science},
  year={2015}
}
Although a majority of 30-day readmissions of hip-fracture (HFx) patients in the elderly are caused by non-surgical complications, little is known about which specific combinations of comorbidities are associated with increased risk of readmission. We therefore used bipartite network analysis to explore the complex associations between 70 comorbidities (defined by hierarchal condition categories as critical in this population) and (a) cases consisting of all 2,316 HFx patients without hospital… CONTINUE READING

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