Improving the quality of vascular surgical discharge planning in a hub centre.

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Introduction Discharge planning improves patient outcomes, reduces hospital stay and readmission rates, and should involve a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach. The efficacy of MDT meetings in discharge planning was examined, as well as reasons for delayed discharge among vascular surgical inpatients. Methods Dedicated weekly MDT meetings were held on… (More)
DOI: 10.1308/rcsann.2016.0093

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@article{Wariyapola2016ImprovingTQ, title={Improving the quality of vascular surgical discharge planning in a hub centre.}, author={C Wariyapola and E Littlehales and K Abayasekara and Diadi{\'e} Fall and V Parker and Gemma Hatton}, journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England}, year={2016}, volume={98 4}, pages={275-9} }