Hospital readmission after management of appendicitis at freestanding children's hospitals: contemporary trends and financial implications
Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 06/29/2012
Rice–Townsend S et al. – In freestanding children's hospitals, readmission after treatment of pediatric appendicitis is a relatively common and costly occurrence. Collaborative efforts are needed to characterize patient, treatment, and hospital–related risk factors as a basis for developing preventative strategies.