DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2014.04.020
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K. Singh, B. Shi, S. Bloomfield, G. Furniss, A. Jimenez, S. Harding, P. Larsen

Abstract: (16%) would have necessitated discharge during antisocial hours; 2 (4%) were unsuitable because of procedure complexity; 1 (2%) because of femoral arterial haematoma. No association was seen between SDD suitability and demographics, renal function or comorbidity. Conclusion: Using simple criteria, it is possible to acurately predict individuals suitable for SDD. By excluding emergent patients, antisocial discharge times, and geographical unsuitability, we were able to predict, with 94% accuracy, potential same…

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