Readmission following hospitalization for pneumonia: the impact of pneumonia type and its implication for hospitals.

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BACKGROUND Readmission rates following discharge after pneumonia are thought to represent the quality of care. Factors associated with readmission, however, remain poorly described. It is unclear if readmission rates vary based on pneumonia type. METHODS We retrospectively identified adults admitted to an index hospital with non-nosocomial pneumonia… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/cit254

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@article{Shorr2013ReadmissionFH, title={Readmission following hospitalization for pneumonia: the impact of pneumonia type and its implication for hospitals.}, author={Andrew F. Shorr and Marya D. Zilberberg and Richard M. Reichley and Jason T Kan and Alex P. Hoban and Justin M Hoffman and Scott T. Micek and Marin H Kollef}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2013}, volume={57 3}, pages={362-7} }