Posttransplantation Outcomes in Veterans With Serious Mental Illness.

@article{Evans2015PosttransplantationOI,
  title={Posttransplantation Outcomes in Veterans With Serious Mental Illness.},
  author={Lianna D Evans and Eileen M. Stock and John Edward Zeber and Sandra B Morissette and Andrea A. MacCarthy and Edward Sako and Jacqueline A Lappin and Valerie A. Lawrence and Daniel J MacCarthy and Laurel A Copeland},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2015},
  volume={99 8},
  pages={e57-65}
}
BACKGROUND Anticipating poor recovery due to impaired self-management and appointment-keeping, clinicians may consider serious mental illness (SMI) a significant concern in organ transplantation. However, little empirical evidence exists regarding posttransplantation outcomes for patients with SMI. METHODS This study analyzed health services data to evaluate posttransplantation 3-year survival by SMI status in a nationwide cohort of patients in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA… CONTINUE READING
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