Incidence and Risk Factors for 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions After Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion.

@article{Lee2018IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and Risk Factors for 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions After Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion.},
  author={Nathan J. Lee and Parth Kothari and Kevin Phan and John I. Shin and Holt S. Cutler and Nikita Lakomkin and Dante M. Leven and Javier Z. Guzman and Samuel K Cho},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2018},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          41-48
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study of prospectively collected data. OBJECTIVE To perform a multiinstitutional assessment on the incidence and risk factors for unplanned readmissions following elective posterior lumbar fusion (PLF) surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Understanding what may drive rehospitalizations is a necessary step toward higher quality care. Identifying risk factors for unplanned readmission is especially important for elective PLF, which is a common procedure that is known… CONTINUE READING
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