DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.02.016
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Allyson Cochran, Kyle Raub, Russell C. Kirks, T.E. Barnes, Keith Murphy, David A. Iannitti, John B. Martinie, Dionisios Vrochides

Abstract: Reasons for discharge delay were insufficient social support in 13 (14%), patient's preference in 39 (41%) and medical team preference in 41 (44%). In one patient extended hospitalization was due to a neurosurgical intervention. There was no difference in demographic data, rate, length and reasons for discharge delay between the retrospective and the prospective cohort. Private insurance (OR: 2.61 95%CI 1.08-6.34, p¼0.034) and patient discharged on a day other than Monday (OR: 2.94 95%CI: 1.16-7.14, p¼0.023) w…

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