Assessing Clinical Instability at Discharge
The Clinician's Responsibility
Published In: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 268, no. 10, Sep. 9, 1992, p. 1321-1322
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1992
Based on the work done in RAND's effect of Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) study, urges physicians to adopt policies to prevent hospital discharge for people who are clinically unstable. It suggests that formal guidelines be promulgated.