Vascular disease

Call to action on PAD preventable readmissions

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients could benefit from more intensive care during and after hospitalisation, Australian clinicians say after finding up to 10% unexpectedly return to hospital within 30 days of discharge — mostly for potentially avoidable reasons. Their study of 104,979 PAD-related hospital admissions showed 9,765 were followed by at least one unplanned readmission ...

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