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Discharge planning from hospital.

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Background

Discharge planning is a routine feature of health systems in many countries. The aim of discharge planning is to reduce hospital length of stay and unplanned readmission to hospital, and to improve the co-ordination of services following discharge from hospital.This is the third update of the original review.

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To assess the effectiveness of planning the discharge of individual patients moving from hospital.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Anglia and Oxford Regional Research and Development Programme More from this funder
National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD000313
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-01-12
DOI:
ISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
26816297
Source identifiers:
601372
Language:
English
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pubs:601372
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uuid:2dead002-6d4e-4c39-a068-8c93bf630823
Local pid:
pubs:601372
Deposit date:
2016-08-31

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