Hospital and after: experience of patients and carers in rural and remote North Queensland, Australia

Harris, N.M., Thorpe, R., Dickinson, H., Rorison, F., Barrett, C., and Williams, C. (2004) Hospital and after: experience of patients and carers in rural and remote North Queensland, Australia. Rural and remote health, 4 (2). pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

This article reports a study of patients and carers discharged from the Townsville General Hospital into rural and remote communities in north Queensland, Australia. The findings indicate the importance of focussing on the experiences of patients and carers in attempting to understand the impact of discharge procedures.

Item ID: 936
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Australia, Carers, Discharge planning, Patients, Queensland
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Copyright 2004 Deakin University. First published in Rural and Remote Health [http://rrh.deakin.edu.au]

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ISSN: 1445-6354
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2006
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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