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Patient discharge

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213283.003.0020

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Patient discharge

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Hospital patient discharge - Safe discharge planning of vulnerable adults - Issues to consider when planning discharge for vulnerable adults - Further considerations for the safe discharge of vulnerable adults - Multidisciplinary team meetings (MDT) - Continuing care - Nurse-led or nurse-initiated discharge - Professional and legal implications for nurses and allied health professionals (AHP) initiating discharge - Intermediate care - Further considerations for effective discharge

Chapter.  4102 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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