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A preliminary study identifying prescription factors associated with readmission

Upton, Sarah, Culshaw, Michael, Culshaw, Margaret and Stephenson, John (2015) A preliminary study identifying prescription factors associated with readmission. In: Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference HSRPP 2015, 16th & 17th April 2015, Queen’s University Belfast.

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The LACE index (1) is used by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust to refer patients to a Virtual Ward, providing post discharge support with a view to preventing readmissions. Derivation of the LACE index found the Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) predictive of readmission; conditions in the CCI are likely to be treated with medication.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 14:07
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 18:12


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