30-Day Death Rates After Emergency Department Visits

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Researchers used Medicare data from 2009 to 2016 to see how 30-day death rates associated with emergency department visits have changed.

Authors: Laura G. Burke, M.D., M.P.H., of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4866)

 

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