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Most COVID-19 patients receiving home-based hospital care did not require escalation to traditional hospital setting – Approximately 1 in 5 were admitted within 14 days. Higher oxygen saturation was associated with decreased odds of transfer, whereas higher comorbidity burden was associated with increased risk.

12 May, 2021 | 08:50h | UTC

Most COVID-19 patients receiving home-based hospital care did not require escalation to traditional hospital setting – American College of Physicians

Original study: Factors Associated With Risk for Care Escalation Among Patients With COVID-19 Receiving Home-Based Hospital Care – Annals of Internal Medicine

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