A Retrospective Analysis of Causes for Readmission to Hospital and Intensive Care Unit in Patients Discharged from Intensive Care Units


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Ulusaloglu C., Ceylan I., KELEBEK GİRGİN N. , İŞÇİMEN R. , KAHVECİ F. Ş.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKIM DERGISI, vol.20, no.2, pp.93-101, 2022 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tybd.galenos.2021.09709
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKIM DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.93-101
  • Keywords: SWIFT score, intensive care, readmission, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation-II score, WORKLOAD INDEX, TRANSFER SCORE, RISK-FACTORS, STABILITY, ASSOCIATION, SEVERITY, ILLNESS

Abstract

Objective: Intensive care unit (ICU) readmission is a common and unwanted situation. Mortality rates, length of stay in ICU and treatment expenses are also higher in readmitted patients. This study aimed to examine the hospital/ICU readmission rates and risk factors among patients discharged from the ICU.