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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jonm.12605
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF NURSING MANAGEMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.707-716
  • Keywords: death, emergency department visits, hospital readmission, patient outcomes, readiness for hospital discharge, HOSPITAL DISCHARGE, PERCEIVED READINESS, RISK, ASSOCIATION, INSTABILITY, PERCEPTION, QUALITY, CARE

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.