From "I'm not staying!" to "I'm not leaving!": ethics, communication, and empathy in complicated medical discharges.

Abstract

Problems with hospital discharges present unique ethical dilemmas that physicians often find challenging to manage. From patients that leave against medical advice to those that refuse to leave, understanding the ethical dimensions of these dilemmas can help to improve the quality of care that patients receive. Once the ethical dimensions are clarified and… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/msj.20067

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