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Fall-related injuries are a leading cause of 30-day hospital readmissions among older adults, particularly those with a previous fall-related injury or cognitive impairment. Researchers published their findings online in JAMA Network Open. “To avoid penalties and improve care, postdischarge fall…
A recent study published in JAMA found that a reduction in hospital readmission rates for older adults with three common medical conditions occurred without causing an increase in mortality rates. Researchers Kumar Dharmarajan, MD, (Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT) and colleagues conducting…
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