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U.S. Readmission Rates After STEMI

Kayyali, Andrea MSN, RN; Rosenberg, Karen

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000414326.84522.9a
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According to this study:

* 30-day hospital readmission rates after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction are higher in the United States than in other countries.

* Shorter hospital stays in the United States may account for some of the difference.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.