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Improving best practise for patients receiving hospital discharge letters: a realist review protocol

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Introduction Discharge documents are important for transferring information from hospitals to the referring clinician; in the UK and many countries, this is often the patient’s general practitioner or family physician. However, patients may or may not receive their discharge letters, and whether patients should routinely receive discharge letters remains unclear. Methods and analysis The review will consolidate evidence on patients receiving discharge letter... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018353

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Economic and Social Research Council
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ES/J500203/1
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Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) of Coventry & Rugby and South Warwickshire
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BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
11
Article number:
e018353
Publication date:
2017-11-12
Acceptance date:
2017-10-19
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ISSN:
2044-6055
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pubs:745733
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uuid:688e6abb-b2ee-4a29-a367-16f9a238864e
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pubs:745733
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745733
Deposit date:
2017-11-14

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