Hospital Readmissions Among Post-acute Nursing Home Residents: Does Obesity Matter?

TitleHospital Readmissions Among Post-acute Nursing Home Residents: Does Obesity Matter?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of PublicationSubmitted
AuthorsCai S, Wang S, Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Temkin-Greener H
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
ISBN Number1525-8610
Abstract

ObjectivesTo explore profiles of obese residents who receive post-acute care in nursing homes (NHs) and to assess the relationship between obesity and hospital readmissions and how it is modified by individual comorbidities, age, and type of index hospitalizations.

URLhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.136
DOI10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.136