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Table 4 Readmissions, emergency department visits and in-hospital mortality for post-implementation analysis

From: Effectiveness of a standardized electronic admission order set for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Results Respirologist General internist Hospitalist
No order set (n = 64) Order set (n = 33) p value No order set (n = 148) Order set (n = 59) p value No order set (n = 239) Order set (n = 314) p value
7-day readmission, n (%) 4 (6.3) 2 (6.1) 0.971 18 (12.2) 4 (6.8) 0.257 13 (5.4) 19 (6.1) 0.760
30-day readmission, n (%) 19 (29.7) 5 (15.2) 0.116 29 (19.6) 14 (23.7) 0.508 41 (17.2) 58 (18.5) 0.689
90-day readmission, n (%) 30 (46.9) 13 (39.4) 0.482 59 (39.9) 19 (32.2) 0.305 75 (31.4) 103 (32.8) 0.723
7-day ED visits, n (%) 2 (3.1) 1 (3.0) 0.980 12 (8.1) 3 (5.1) 0.449 15 (6.3) 22 (7.0) 0.734
30-day ED visits, n (%) 18 (28.1) 5 (15.2) 0.155 28 (18.9) 14 (23.7) 0.437 54 (22.6) 77 (24.5) 0.597
In-hospital mortality, n (%) 0 1 (3.0) 0.162 8 (5.4) 5 (8.5) 0.411 12 (5) 5 (1.6) 0.021
  1. ED = emergency department