Appropriate Discharge Analysis

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Appropriate discharge needs to be carefully assessed to prevent hospital readmissions. As nurses, we have the responsibility of educating our patients to take care of themselves and manage their conditions at home. Prior to leaving the hospital, nurses ensures that medications, discharge summary and patient instructions have been discussed thoroughly.
In general, discharge information should be emphasized on ensuring understanding. Assess patient 's knowledge and provide patient teaching according to their level of understanding. Perform a teach back method by asking the patient to explain in their own words what we just told them as far as medications, dischage summary and instructions (Alper, 2017). About 40% of hospitalized patients over

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