Emergency discharge teams offer an essential service
Tricia Scott Consultant editor, Emergency Nurse
Discharge teams make an essential contribution to patient flow by identifying patients who are suitable for community care and supporting them to restore their independence as swiftly as possible. This is a highly responsible role that requires in-depth assessment skills and strong leadership to help patients determine the optimal desired discharge location.
Emergency Nurse. 26, 4,5-5. doi: 10.7748/en.26.4.5.s1