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Reasons of patient readmission in Sanandaj educational-therapy in 2017
Aram Karimian 1, Kamel Abdi2 , Mokhtar Yaghobi2 , Bijan Nouri2
1- medical of university , ar.bio67@gmail.com
2- medical of university
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Introduction: Hospital readmission is very important because of its impact on cost، quality of healthcare and imposing additional burden on hospitals and patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of patientchr(chr(chr('39')39chr('39'))39chr(chr('39')39chr('39')))s readmission to hospital after discharge in Sanandaj in 2018.
Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study. The study population was the records of all patients referring to educational hospitals of Sanandaj that were admitted more than once in 2018.SPSS software version 23 was used for data analysis. Descriptive statistics were used for drawing frequency distribution table of qualitative variables and mean with 95% confidence interval were used for quantitative variables.
Results: The results showed that in 2018, 7623 readmissions were registered in educational hospitals of Sanandaj. 4373 (57.3%) were female and 3250 (42.7%) were male. In general, the most common cause of readmission is follow-up (38.9%), 21.8% of the readmission causes are related to treatment complications and 26% is due to recurrence of the condition.
Conclusion: Considering the high readmission rates in the studied hospitals, development of community-based health services, especially home service centers and local clinics, is suggested to reduce readmission rates.
Keywords: Readmission, Hospital, Hospitalization
Keywords: Readmission, HospitalS, Hospitalization
     
Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Health Management Services
Received: 2020/03/15 | Accepted: 2020/12/26
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مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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