General practitioners can help with patients who take their own discharge

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7009.877a (Published 30 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:877
  1. David Emerton
  1. Consultant in charge Accident and Emergency Department, North Tees General Hospital, Stockton on Tees TS19 8PE

    EDITOR,--Patients who insist on taking their own discharge against medical advice when under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or head injury present a serious problem …

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