Prevalence and predictors of return visits to pediatric emergency departments.

@article{Akenroye2014PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of return visits to pediatric emergency departments.},
  author={Ayobami T. Akenroye and Cary W Thurm and Mark Ian Neuman and Elizabeth R. Alpern and Geetanjali Srivastava and Sandra P. Spencer and Harold Simon and Javier Tejedor-Sojo and Craig H Gosdin and Elizabeth Brennan and Laura M. Gottlieb and James C. Gay and Richard E. McClead and Samir Shah and Anne M. Stack},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={
          779-87
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the rate of return visits to pediatric emergency departments (EDs) and identify patient- and visit-level factors associated with return visits and hospitalization upon return. DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective cohort study of visits to 23 pediatric EDs in 2012 using data from the Pediatric Health Information System. PARTICIPANTS Patients <18 years old discharged following an ED visit. MEASURES The primary outcomes were the rate of return visits within 72 hours of… CONTINUE READING
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