Table 1.

HOSPITAL score

AttributePoints if positive
Low haemoglobin at discharge (<12 g/dL)1
Discharge from an oncology service2
Low sodium level at discharge (<135 mmol/L)1
Procedure during hospital stay (ICD10 coded)1
Index admission type urgent or emergent1
Number of hospital admissions during the previous year:
 0–10
 2–52
 >55
Length of stay ≥5 days2
  • ICD = International Classification of Disease.