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District Nursing Sister Attached To Hospital Surgical Department

Lisbeth Hockey
The British Medical Journal
Vol. 2, No. 5702 (Apr. 18, 1970), pp. 169-171
Published by: BMJ
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20383423
Page Count: 3
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District Nursing Sister Attached To Hospital Surgical Department
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Abstract

An experiment of attaching a district nursing sistingthe surgical department of a general hospital was designed to show the use of the district nursing service for the after-carets discharged from hospital after surgical treatment. In a 15-week period about 590 bed days were saved, and only six out of 126 patients discharged early had to be readmitted. Most of the patients and the general practitioners who replied to questionariesheme were in favour of it.

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