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Readmission rates after acute respiratory distress syndrome in children

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: The findings of this study suggest that childhood survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are at high risk of readmission in the first two months after discharge. Future studies should evaluate whether post-discharge interventions (e.g., telephonic contact, follow-up clinics, and home health care) may help reduce the readmission burden. 

Authors: Garrett Keim, M.D., of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is the corresponding author. 

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