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Discharge against medical advice following PCI is ‘an infrequent but deadly problem’

In an analysis of more than 2 million patients who underwent PCI procedures in the United States from 2010 to 2014, the rate of discharge against medical advice following PCI was 0.5%. While this number is low, researchers noted that discharge against medical advice was strongly associated with hospital readmission within 30 days.
The rate of readmission at 30 days was 16.8% for patients who were discharged against medical advice and 8.5% among patients who were discharged home (P
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