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Definition

discharge report summarizing a mandated period of care

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: discharge summary; 
Plural: discharge summaries; 

Notes

NOTE 1 A discharge summary may be provided to the subject of care.

NOTE 2 One mandated period of care may be immediately followed by another; the next mandated healthcare provider will then be a main recipient of the discharge summary.

NOTE 3 discharge summaries are often meant to be processed so as to categorize hospital stays according to a statistically designed classification (such as the Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) or other systems), usually for funding or epidemiological purposes.

Examples

EXAMPLES

Required associations

Optional associations

Generalisations

            health record extract
        clinical report
    discharge report
discharge summary

Specialisations

discharge summary


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