Risk of readmissions, mortality, and hospital-acquired conditions across hospital-acquired pressure injury (HAPI) stages in a US National Hospital Discharge database

Christina L. Wassel, Gary Delhougne, Julie A. Gayle, Jill Dreyfus, Barrett Larson

This analysis of US hospital discharge records shows how preventing pressure injuries can help reduce unreimbursed treatment expenditures, reduce length of stay, minimize readmissions, prevent associated complications, and improve overall outcomes for their patients.

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