A sociological exploration of the tensions related to interprofessional collaboration in acute-care discharge planning.

@article{Goldman2016ASE,
  title={A sociological exploration of the tensions related to interprofessional collaboration in acute-care discharge planning.},
  author={Joanne Goldman and Scott Reeves and Robert C. Wu and Ivan L Silver and Kathleen Macmillan and Simon C Kitto},
  journal={Journal of interprofessional care},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={217-25}
}
Patient discharge is a key concern in hospitals, particularly in acute care, given the multifaceted and challenging nature of patients' healthcare needs. Policies on discharge have identified the importance of interprofessional collaboration, yet research has described its limitations in this clinical context. This study aimed to extend our understanding of interprofessional interactions related to discharge in a general internal medicine setting by using sociological theories to illuminate the… CONTINUE READING
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