Standardized Physician-Administered Patient-Centered Discharge Protocol Improves Patients' Comprehension.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Patients are 30% less likely to be readmitted or visit the emergency department if they have a clear understanding of their discharge instructions. A standardized approach to a hospital discharge plan has not been universally implemented, however. Our goal was to increase patients' comprehension of discharge instructions by implementing a… (More)
DOI: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000642

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