Risk factors for unplanned hospital re-admissions: a secondary data analysis of hospital discharge summaries.

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RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To identify patient groups at risk for unplanned hospital re-admissions and risk factors for re-admission. METHOD We analysed the Belgian Hospital Discharge Dataset including data from 1 130 491 patients discharged in 2008. Patient and hospital factors contributing to re-admission rate were analysed using a multivariable… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jep.12320

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