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Discharge planning
 — an exploratory study of the process of discharge planning on geriatric wards
Author(s)Karen B Waters
Journal titleJournal of Advanced Nursing, vol 12, no 1, January 1987
Pagespp 71-83
KeywordsDischarge [hospitals] ; Planning [admin].
AnnotationReports the findings of an exploratory study into the discharge planning in four geriatric wards. It is suggested that discharge planning is not seen as a priority by ward nurses and doctors, and that the present methods of communicating with patients in hospital needs to be supplemented by written information.
Accession NumberCPA-901003002 A
ClassmarkLD:QKJ: QA6*

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