Results After the QC activity, the mastery degree of check-out procedure for the deceased by nurses rose from 41.9% to 93.5%, and the satisfaction rate of the relatives of the deceased rose from 42.4% to 97% after the QC plan.
The prevalence of current crime-related PTSD (CR-PTSD) observed with a research interview was 40% (n = 38), whereas the rate of current CR-PTSD documented in (the same) patients' discharge summaries was 15% (n = 14).
All verbal orders must be signed prior to patients discharge.
Assessors also reviewed physicians' medical records or patients' discharge sheets, if available, to assess medication use and adherence.
Data were evaluated for interobserver agreement at the day of patients' discharge.
Data were evaluated for inter-observer agreement at the day of patients' discharge.
Programs should be established to help the discharged patient remain in the community and treatments should be developed which will either "cure" mental illnesses or bring about longer periods of remission.
The NHDS collects data on up to 7 diagnoses for each discharged patient sampled.