Prolonged length of stay for acute hospital admissions as the increasing of age: A nationwide population study for Taiwan's patients with cerebral palsy.

Affiliation

Department of Pediatric Neurology, Kuang-Tien General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Nutrition, Hungkuang University, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Industrial Engineering and Enterprise Information, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Studies investigating reasons for the admission and the associated lengths of stay (LOSs) among cerebral palsy (CP) patients are limited. This study determined common reasons for acute hospitalizations and the LOSs among children, adolescents, and young adults with CP.

Keywords

admission reason,cerebral palsy,epilepsy,length of stay,pneumonia,

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