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Thirty-Day Readmission Rate Is High for Hospitalized Patients Discharged With Home Parenteral Nutrition or Intravenous Fluids.

Authors
  • Vallabh, Hiren1, 2
  • Konrad, Denise2
  • DeChicco, Robert2
  • Cresci, Gail3
  • Lopez, Rocio3
  • Steiger, Ezra4
  • Kirby, Donald F3
  • 1 1 Department of Gastroenterology, West Virginia University-Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.
  • 2 2 Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 3 3 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 4 4 Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
41
Issue
8
Pages
1278–1285
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0148607116664785
PMID: 27540042
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Patients discharged with HPS have a high 30-day readmission rate, although most readmissions were not related to the HPS itself. The presence and degree of malnutrition were not associated with 30-day readmissions.

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