Cardiology

Endovascular aneurysm repair linked to higher readmission rates

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) are responsible for nearly 2% of all deaths in US men over the age of 65. Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has emerged as a newer and less invasive alternative to open repair ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

9 percent readmitted after index COVID-19 hospitalization

(HealthDay)—Among patients surviving an index COVID-19 hospitalization, 9 percent are readmitted within two months of discharge, according to research published in the Nov. 9 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Return to hospital infrequent after COVID-19 admission

(HealthDay)—Return to hospital after discharge for inpatients with COVID-19 is infrequent, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Health

Homelessness tied to higher readmission rates

(HealthDay)—Homelessness is associated with significantly higher 30- and 90-day readmission rates even when adjusting for other demographic and clinical factors, according to a study recently published in the Journal of ...

page 1 from 20