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Readmissions after Hospitalization for Heart Failure, Acute Myocardial Infarction, or Pneumonia among Young and Middle-Aged Adults

September 30, 2014

Readmissions after Hospitalization for Heart Failure, Acute Myocardial Infarction, or Pneumonia among Young and Middle-Aged Adults

Isuru Ranasinghe and colleagues find that young and middle-aged adults have 30-day readmission rates that are similar to elderly patients for HF, AMI and pneumonia.

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PLOS Medicine announces its 10th anniversary this October!

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