Frequency and risk factors associated with emergency medical readmissions in Galway University Hospitals.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/220781
Title:
Frequency and risk factors associated with emergency medical readmissions in Galway University Hospitals.
Authors:
Gorman, J; Vellinga, A; Gilmartin, J J; O'Keeffe, S T
Affiliation:
Regional Health Office, Merlin Park University Hospital, HSE West, Galway, Ireland.
Citation:
Frequency and risk factors associated with emergency medical readmissions in Galway University Hospitals. 2010, 179 (2):255-8 Ir J Med Sci
Journal:
Irish journal of medical science
Issue Date:
Jun-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/220781
DOI:
10.1007/s11845-009-0452-z
PubMed ID:
20091137
Abstract:
Unplanned readmissions of medical hospital patients have been increasing in recent years. We examined the frequency and associates of emergency medical readmissions to Galway University Hospitals (GUH).
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Alcoholism; Chronic Disease; Confidence Intervals; Databases, Factual; Emergency Service, Hospital; Female; Heart Failure; Hospitals, Public; Hospitals, University; Humans; Ireland; Length of Stay; Linear Models; Logistic Models; Male; Middle Aged; Multivariate Analysis; Myocardial Infarction; Odds Ratio; Patient Discharge; Patient Readmission; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Risk Factors
ISSN:
1863-4362

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorGorman, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorVellinga, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGilmartin, J Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Keeffe, S Ten_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-26T11:31:20Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-26T11:31:20Z-
dc.date.issued2010-06-
dc.identifier.citationFrequency and risk factors associated with emergency medical readmissions in Galway University Hospitals. 2010, 179 (2):255-8 Ir J Med Scien_GB
dc.identifier.issn1863-4362-
dc.identifier.pmid20091137-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11845-009-0452-z-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/220781-
dc.description.abstractUnplanned readmissions of medical hospital patients have been increasing in recent years. We examined the frequency and associates of emergency medical readmissions to Galway University Hospitals (GUH).en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Irish journal of medical scienceen_GB
dc.subject.meshAged-
dc.subject.meshAged, 80 and over-
dc.subject.meshAlcoholism-
dc.subject.meshChronic Disease-
dc.subject.meshConfidence Intervals-
dc.subject.meshDatabases, Factual-
dc.subject.meshEmergency Service, Hospital-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHeart Failure-
dc.subject.meshHospitals, Public-
dc.subject.meshHospitals, University-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshIreland-
dc.subject.meshLength of Stay-
dc.subject.meshLinear Models-
dc.subject.meshLogistic Models-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshMiddle Aged-
dc.subject.meshMultivariate Analysis-
dc.subject.meshMyocardial Infarction-
dc.subject.meshOdds Ratio-
dc.subject.meshPatient Discharge-
dc.subject.meshPatient Readmission-
dc.subject.meshPulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive-
dc.subject.meshRisk Factors-
dc.titleFrequency and risk factors associated with emergency medical readmissions in Galway University Hospitals.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentRegional Health Office, Merlin Park University Hospital, HSE West, Galway, Ireland.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalIrish journal of medical scienceen_GB
dc.description.provinceConnachten

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