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Discharges planned and unplanned
Author(s)Pamela Lewis, Veronica Roberts
Journal titleThe Health and Social Service Journal, 13 March 1976
Pagespp 490-91
KeywordsHospital services ; Discharge.
AnnotationDischarging patients from hospital requires a balance to be struck between individual and institutional needs. Because discharge calls for a transition from security to independence, the wrong decision can lead to subsequent readmission, waste of resources and personal trauma.
Accession NumberCPA-930527003
ClassmarkLD: QKJ *

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