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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Addressing postdischarge adverse events: a neglected area.

Tsilimingras D, Bates DW. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2008;34:85-97.

This review examined the literature on postdischarge safety and discontinuities in care. The authors identify common types of postdischarge adverse events and provide constructive recommendations to improve safety after hospitalization.