A repeat audit of hospital discharge letters in patients admitted with acute asthma.

@article{Mathur1997ARA,
  title={A repeat audit of hospital discharge letters in patients admitted with acute asthma.},
  author={Rajneesh S. Mathur and Richard A Clark and D. P. Dhillon and J. H. S. Winter and Brian J Lipworth},
  journal={Scottish medical journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={19-21}
}
Subsequent to the implementation of recommendations from a previous audit of acute asthma admission discharge letters from our specialist respiratory unit, a repeat audit of typed discharge letters of 86 patients (33 male, mean age 29 SD 9 years) admitted with acute asthma to the same unit over a 12 month period was performed. There was significant improvement in the discharge letter documentation of precipitating factors (p < 0.001), previous admissions with acute asthma (p < 0.01), admission… CONTINUE READING

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