10 reasons why sepsis patients are readmitted to hospital

Severe sepsis commonly results in readmission to hospital within the first few months, research shows, pointing to a need for better post discharge interventions.

An analysis of about 2600 US hospitalisations for severe sepsis shows that at least 40% of readmissions could have been prevented.

The 10 most common reasons for readmission are:

  1. Sepsis