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Bottleneck at discharge is a drain on hospital resources

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 08 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f53
  1. Karan Singh Arora, foundation year 1 doctor1
  1. 1Princess Royal Hospital, Brighton BN2 5JS, UK
  1. karana23{at}

After watching the journey from the emergency department to discharge for several months now, I recommend an audit to compare the average time spent by medical patients in active clinical …

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