Nurse Continuity at Discharge and Return to Hospital.

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Summary of "Nurse Continuity at Discharge and Return to Hospital."

Promoting continuity of nurse assignment during discharge care has the potential to increase patient readiness for discharge-which has been associated with fewer readmissions and emergency department visits. The few studies that examined nurse continuity during acute care hospitalizations did not focus on discharge or postdischarge outcomes.


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Name: Nursing research
ISSN: 1538-9847


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