Patients' readiness for discharge: Predictors and effects on unplanned readmissions, emergency department visits and death


KAYA S. , Guven G. S. , AYDAN S. , Kar A., Teles M. , Yildiz A., ...More

JOURNAL OF NURSING MANAGEMENT, vol.26, no.6, pp.707-716, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jonm.12605
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NURSING MANAGEMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.707-716

Abstract

AimTo determine the variables that affect patients' perceptions about their readiness for discharge and to elucidate the effects of these perceptions on patient outcomes such as unplanned readmission to the hospital, emergency department visits and death within 30days after discharge.