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Factors Associated with Short-Term Hospital Readmission Rates for Breast Cancer Patients in Western Ausstralia: An Observational Study

Lai, Jeffrey; Martin, Michael; Meyricke, Ramona; O'Neill, Terence; Roberts, Steven

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Background: Unplanned hospital readmissions after surgical treatment for breast cancer are an indicator of morbidity. We explore the relationship between the rate of unplanned hospital readmissions within 42 days of initial treatment and various factors,

dc.contributor.authorLai, Jeffrey
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Michael
dc.contributor.authorMeyricke, Ramona
dc.contributor.authorO'Neill, Terence
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, Steven
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:14:19Z
dc.identifier.issn1072-7515
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/30179
dc.description.abstractBackground: Unplanned hospital readmissions after surgical treatment for breast cancer are an indicator of morbidity. We explore the relationship between the rate of unplanned hospital readmissions within 42 days of initial treatment and various factors,
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.sourceJournal of the American College of Surgeons
dc.subjectKeywords: article; Australia; breast cancer; cancer recurrence; cancer survival; female; hospital readmission; human; major clinical study; mastectomy; morbidity; prediction; priority journal; prognosis; risk factor; Age Factors; Breast Neoplasms; Carcinoma, Ductal
dc.titleFactors Associated with Short-Term Hospital Readmission Rates for Breast Cancer Patients in Western Ausstralia: An Observational Study
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume204
dc.date.issued2007
local.identifier.absfor010401 - Applied Statistics
local.identifier.ariespublicationu8902633xPUB71
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLai, Jeffrey, College of Business and Economics, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationMartin, Michael, College of Business and Economics, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationMeyricke, Ramona, College of Business and Economics, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationO'Neill, Terence, College of Business and Economics, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationRoberts, Steven, College of Business and Economics, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage193
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage200
local.identifier.doi10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2006.11.004
dc.date.updated2015-12-08T07:49:51Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-33846333922
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