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Intensive care unit readmissions in U.S. hospitals: patient characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes.

Kramer AA, Higgins TL, Zimmerman JE. Intensive care unit readmissions in U.S. hospitals: patient characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(1):3-10. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e31822d751e.

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October 12, 2011
Kramer AA, Higgins TL, Zimmerman JE. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(1):3-10.

In this nationwide sample, 6.1% of patients discharged from the intensive care unit (ICU) were eventually readmitted to the ICU during the same hospitalization. The risk of readmission was associated with several clinical factors, including overall severity and complexity of illness at the time of ICU discharge.

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Kramer AA, Higgins TL, Zimmerman JE. Intensive care unit readmissions in U.S. hospitals: patient characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(1):3-10. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e31822d751e.