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Discordance in Information Exchange Between Providers During Care Transitions for Surgical Patients.

08:00 EDT 9th July 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Discordance in Information Exchange Between Providers During Care Transitions for Surgical Patients."

The exchange of health information between primary care providers (PCPs) and surgeons is critical during transitions of care for older patients with multiple comorbidities; however, it is unknown to what extent this process occurs. This study was designed to characterize the extent to which factors associated with older patient's recovery, such as functional status, cognitive status, social status, and emotional factors, are shared among PCPs and surgical providers during care transitions.

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Name: The Journal of surgical research
ISSN: 1095-8673
Pages: 174-180

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