Pattern of Readmissions Among Children with Multiple Chronic Conditions versus Children with No Chronic Conditions

Title

Pattern of Readmissions Among Children with Multiple Chronic Conditions versus Children with No Chronic Conditions

Creator

Bucholz EM; Hall M; Gay J; Harris M; Berry Jay

Publisher

Pediatrics

Date

2018

Description

Background: Children with complex chronic conditions account for a disproportionate number of hospital readmissions and are significantly more likely to be readmitted than other children. Little is known about when children with multiple conditions are at highest risk of readmission after discharge. We sought to compare predictors and timing of readmission in children with multiple chronic conditions to those in children with no chronic conditions. Methods: Using data from the 2013 National Readmissions Database, we analyzed patients aged 1 to 18 years with no chronic conditions or 4 or more chronic conditions. The daily hazard of …

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Citation

Bucholz EM; Hall M; Gay J; Harris M; Berry Jay, “Pattern of Readmissions Among Children with Multiple Chronic Conditions versus Children with No Chronic Conditions,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed October 5, 2022, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/15204.

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