Significant others’ experience of hospitalized patients’ transfer to home : a systematic review protocol
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Original versionUhrenfeldt, L., Spliid Ludvigsen, M. S., Fegran, L., Aagaard, H., & Meyer, G. (2014). Significant others’ experience of hospitalized patients’ transfer to home : a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(8), 106-115. doi: 10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1539 10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1539
Review question/objective: The objective of this review is to identify, appraise and synthesize the best available evidence exploring significant others’ experiences of the discharge/transfer of patients after hospitalization. More specifically, the review questions are: What is the significant other(s) experience of hospital/discharge transfer of patients; in particular, experiences relating to transitions concerning organizational, psychosocial and existential issues? How do significant others experience their preparedness for bringing the patient(s) home? How do significant others experience the planning of discharge?
Published version of an article in the journal: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. Also available from the publisher at: http://dx.doi.org/10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1539 Open Access