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Predictors of discharge against medical advice in a tertiary paediatric hospital

By | 2019-05-30T14:10:51+10:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Patients who discharge against medical advice (DAMA) from hospital carry a significant risk of readmission and have increased rates of morbidity and mortality. Using five years of admissions and diagnosis data, we sought to identify the demographic, clinical and administrative characteristics of DAMA patients in the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Using a Bayesian logistic regression framework, [...]

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