Sultan H Alsaigh | Saudi Arabia

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Sultan H Alsaigh

King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Operating Room/Anesthesia Department, Buraidah, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Hospital Readmission after Surgery: Rate and Predisposing Factors (Retrospective Study)
    Author(s): Sultan H Alsaigh, Khadijah R Airuwaili*, Lujain I Alsaleh and Maram A Alghadoni

    Background: Readmission after surgery has become an important topic. Several studies have addressed this issue in different ways. One study assessed the risk factors of readmission 30 days after general surgery and found that many factors can result in readmission and postoperative complications. Methods: In this retrospective study, we reviewed the medical records of 13,800 patients who underwent surgery between 1/1/2016 and 31/3/2019 at King Fahad Specialist Hospital in Buraidah and documented the operative report, course of admission, and post-discharge records. Results: A total of 46 patients were readmitted (readmission rate, 0.33%). The mean age and body mass index did not differ significantly between the planned readmission and unplanned readmission cases (p=0.050). Sex was not associated with readmission ty.. Read More»

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