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Executive Health Management

Frailer Older Patients at Higher Risk of Readmission, Death After Discharge

2015 29 May

According to a study in Canadian Medical Association Journal, frailer older patients are at higher risk of readmission to hospital or death within 30 days after discharge from a general internal medicine ward. Readmission within thirty days after discharge is fairly common and result in significant costs for the healthcare system. The costs can be reduced... Read more