Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study.

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      AHRQ database
      mortality
      NRD
      Pneumothorax
      readmission
    • Abstract:
      Objective: Our study aimed to determine the national estimates of the 30-day all-cause readmission rate among patients with spontaneous pneumothorax and to investigate the burden of these readmissions in terms of mortality, length of stay and hospitalization costs in the USA. Methods: We utilized the Nationwide Readmission Database for 2013–2014 and identified adults with a primary diagnosis of spontaneous pneumothorax. We analyzed and reported patient- and hospital-level variables of the study cohort. Our primary outcome was 30-day readmission rate, including the reasons for readmission. Our secondary outcomes included all-cause mortality, resources utilization and predictors of readmissions. Results: We identified 47,108 index admissions with spontaneous pneumothorax. The 30-day readmission rate was 13.6%. The most common reason for admission was recurrent pneumothorax. In index admissions, the in-hospital mortality rate was 3.1%; whereas, in readmissions, the mortality was higher (4.6%, p < 0.001). Both age group 45–64 (HR: 1.31, 95% CI: [1.15–1.49], p < 0.001) and history of cancer (HR: 1.34, 95% CI: [1.17–1.53], p < 0.001) were found to predict the risk of 30-day readmission. Conclusion: The 30-day readmission rate in patients with spontaneous pneumothorax was 13.6%, and a recurrent event was the most likely cause. The 30-day readmissions were associated with higher mortality and hospitalization charges. Middle age and history of cancer increase likelihood of 30-day readmission. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      2000-9666
    • Accession Number:
      10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135
    • Accession Number:
      137070369
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    • ABNT:
      MUKHTAR, O. et al. Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP), [s. l.], v. 9, n. 3, p. 215–220, 2019. DOI 10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=137070369. Acesso em: 27 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Mukhtar O, Shrestha B, Khalid M, et al. Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP). 2019;9(3):215-220. doi:10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135
    • APA:
      Mukhtar, O., Shrestha, B., Khalid, M., Alhafdh, O., Datar, P., Bhattarai, B., Bakhiet, M., Gayam, V., Khalid, M., Quist, J., Enriquez, D., & Schmidt, F. (2019). Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP), 9(3), 215–220. https://doi.org/10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Mukhtar, Osama, Binav Shrestha, Mazin Khalid, Oday Alhafdh, Praveen Datar, Bikash Bhattarai, Manal Bakhiet, et al. 2019. “Characteristics of 30-Day Readmission in Spontaneous Pneumothorax in the United States: A Nationwide Retrospective Study.” Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP) 9 (3): 215–20. doi:10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135.
    • Harvard:
      Mukhtar, O. et al. (2019) ‘Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study’, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP), 9(3), pp. 215–220. doi: 10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Mukhtar, O, Shrestha, B, Khalid, Mazin, Alhafdh, O, Datar, P, Bhattarai, B, Bakhiet, M, Gayam, V, Khalid, Mowyad, Quist, J, Enriquez, D & Schmidt, F 2019, ‘Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study’, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP), vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 215–220, viewed 27 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Mukhtar, Osama, et al. “Characteristics of 30-Day Readmission in Spontaneous Pneumothorax in the United States: A Nationwide Retrospective Study.” Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP), vol. 9, no. 3, May 2019, pp. 215–220. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Mukhtar, Osama, Binav Shrestha, Mazin Khalid, Oday Alhafdh, Praveen Datar, Bikash Bhattarai, Manal Bakhiet, et al. “Characteristics of 30-Day Readmission in Spontaneous Pneumothorax in the United States: A Nationwide Retrospective Study.” Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP) 9, no. 3 (May 2019): 215–20. doi:10.1080/20009666.2019.1618135.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Mukhtar O, Shrestha B, Khalid M, Alhafdh O, Datar P, Bhattarai B, et al. Characteristics of 30-day readmission in spontaneous pneumothorax in the United States: a nationwide retrospective study. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP) [Internet]. 2019 May [cited 2020 Oct 27];9(3):215–20. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=137070369