Readiness for Hospital Discharge, Health Literacy, and Social Living Status.


Patient characteristics and lack of preparedness are associated with poor outcomes after hospital discharge. Our purpose was to explore the association between patient characteristics and patient- and nurse-completed Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale (RHDS). We conducted a prospective study of 70 Veterans being discharged from medical and surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1054773815624380