TABLE 1

Top Reasons for Readmission and ED Visits in the 6-Month Study

% of Readmitted% of Total InfantsDescription
Inpatient setting
 37.64.1Symptoms involving respiratory system and other chest symptoms (ICD-9: 786)
 31.93.5Acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis (ICD-9: 466)
 25.42.8General symptoms (ICD-9: 780)
 16.81.8Other diseases of the lung (ICD-9: 518)
 8.00.9Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple or unspecified sites (ICD-9: 465)
 7.10.8Other ill-defined and unknown causes of morbidity and mortality (ICD-9: 799)
 6.20.7Symptoms involving digestive system (ICD-9: 787)
 5.80.6Other perinatal jaundice (ICD-9: 774)
 5.50.6Viral and chlamydial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site (ICD-9: 079)
 5.50.6Conditions involving the integument and temperature regulation of fetus and newborn (ICD-9: 778)
ED
 24.510.0Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple or unspecified sites (ICD-9: 465)
 22.79.3Symptoms involving respiratory system and other chest symptoms (ICD-9: 786)
 22.49.2General symptoms (ICD-9: 780)
 15.26.2Acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis (ICD-9: 466)
 12.55.1Symptoms involving digestive system (ICD-9: 787)
 10.14.1Suppurative and unspecified otitis media (ICD-9: 382)
 9.23.7Viral and chlamydial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site (ICD-9: 079)
 5.12.1Diseases of esophagus (ICD-9: 530)
 4.92.0Observation and evaluation for suspected conditions not found (ICD-9: V71)
 4.51.8Functional digestive disorders not elsewhere classified (ICD-9: 564)
  • ICD-9, International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision.