In briefBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2416 (Published 16 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2416
Hospital admissions for liver disease more likely than overall admissions to result in death: One in 11 (8.8%) admissions to hospital for liver disease in England (3040 of 34 650) resulted in a death in hospital in 2012, show figures from the NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre. This is higher than the overall percentage of hospital admissions that resulted in a hospital death: about one in 72 admissions (210 170 of 15.2 million (1.4%)). Nearly half of admissions for liver disease admissions were for alcoholic liver disease.
Cost of clinical …
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