Delayed discharges from Oxford city hospitals: who and why?

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OBJECTIVE To determine the extent and characteristics of discharge delays of younger patients from acute hospital beds in Oxford, England. DESIGN Three-month prospective analysis of patients deemed to have delayed discharge. MEASURES The primary measure was the number of days from the patient being no longer in need of acute medical inpatient care to… (More)

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@article{Carter2002DelayedDF, title={Delayed discharges from Oxford city hospitals: who and why?}, author={Nicholas Carter and Derick T. Wade}, journal={Clinical rehabilitation}, year={2002}, volume={16 3}, pages={315-20} }