Term: Prehospital Health Status Risk Factors

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-25


One of three categories of risk factors related specifically to the health status / conditions present that may impact discharge outcomes for long stay patients. The risk factors include: receipt of home care in the past year, number of hospitalizations in the past year, number of different prescription medications in the past year, most responsible diagnostic group for hospitalization, hospitalization for stroke, and cognitive impairment.

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