Discharge planning from hospital.

  title={Discharge planning from hospital.},
  author={Daniela C. Gonçalves-Bradley and Natasha A Lannin and Lindy Clemson and Ian D Cameron and Sasha Shepperd},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Discharge planning is a routine feature of health systems in many countries. The aim of discharge planning is to reduce hospital length of stay and unplanned readmission to hospital, and to improve the co-ordination of services following discharge from hospital.This is the third update of the original review. OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of planning the discharge of individual patients moving from hospital. SEARCH METHODS We updated the review using the Cochrane Central… CONTINUE READING

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