An integrated review of the literature on challenges confronting the acute care staff nurse in discharge planning.

Abstract

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This integrative review presents and synthesises previous research investigating practices, perceptions and experiences of bedside staff nurses relative to hospital discharge planning. BACKGROUND Preparation for hospital discharge should begin at or prior to admission. Forces in the acute care environment, however, often impede… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03257.x

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