Impact of Social Factors on Risk of Readmission or Mortality in Pneumonia and Heart Failure: Systematic Review

@article{CalvilloKing2012ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of Social Factors on Risk of Readmission or Mortality in Pneumonia and Heart Failure: Systematic Review},
  author={MPH Linda Calvillo–King and Danielle Arnold and Kathryn J. Eubank and Matthew Kwok-Wing Lo and Pete Yunyongying and Heather Stieglitz and MPH Ethan A. Halm},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={269-282}
}
Readmission and mortality after hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and heart failure (HF) are publically reported. This systematic review assessed the impact of social factors on risk of readmission or mortality after hospitalization for CAP and HF—variables outside a hospital’s control. We searched OVID, PubMed and PSYCHINFO for studies from 1980 to 2012. Eligible articles examined the association between social factors and readmission or mortality in patients hospitalized… CONTINUE READING
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