|Title||Hospital Readmissions Among Post-acute Nursing Home Residents: Does Obesity Matter?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||Submitted|
|Authors||Cai S, Wang S, Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Temkin-Greener H|
|Journal||Journal of the American Medical Directors Association|
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.