PowerPoint Slides for: Psychosocial Factors and 30-Day Hospital Readmission among Individuals Receiving Maintenance Dialysis: A Prospective Study

J.E. Flythe, J. Hilbert, A.V. Kshirsagar & C.A. Gilet
Background: Thirty-day hospital readmissions are common among maintenance dialysis patients. Prior studies have evaluated easily measurable readmission risk factors such as comorbid conditions, laboratory results, and hospital discharge day. We undertook this prospective study to investigate the associations between hospital-assessed depression, health literacy, social support, and self-rated health (separately) and 30-day hospital readmission among dialysis patients. Methods: Participants were recruited from the University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2014-2016. Validated depression, health literacy, social support, and...

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PowerPoint Slides for: Psychosocial Factors and 30-Day Hospital Readmission among Individuals Receiving Maintenance Dialysis: A Prospective Study

J.E. Flythe, J. Hilbert, A.V. Kshirsagar & C.A. Gilet
Background: Thirty-day hospital readmissions are common among maintenance dialysis patients. Prior studies have evaluated easily measurable readmission risk factors such as comorbid conditions, laboratory results, and hospital discharge day. We undertook this prospective study to investigate the associations between hospital-assessed depression, health literacy, social support, and self-rated health (separately) and 30-day hospital readmission among dialysis patients. Methods: Participants were recruited from the University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2014-2016. Validated depression, health literacy, social support, and...

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