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Are patients discharged with care? A qualitative study of perceptions and experiences of patients, family members and care providers
  1. Gijs Hesselink1,
  2. Maria Flink2,3,
  3. Mariann Olsson2,3,
  4. Paul Barach4,5,6,
  5. Ewa Dudzik-Urbaniak7,
  6. Carola Orrego8,
  7. Giulio Toccafondi9,
  8. Cor Kalkman4,
  9. Julie K Johnson10,
  10. Lisette Schoonhoven1,11,
  11. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen1,12,13,
  12. Hub Wollersheim1,
  13. on behalf of the European HANDOVER Research Collaborative
  1. 1Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  2. 2Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  3. 3Department of Social Work, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  4. 4Patient Safety Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  5. 5Department of Health Studies, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
  6. 6School of Medicine, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
  7. 7National Center for Quality Assessment in Health Care, Krakow, Poland
  8. 8Avedis Donabedian Institute, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Barcelona, Spain
  9. 9Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety Centre, GRC, Tuscany Region, Florence FI, Italy
  10. 10Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  11. 11Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  12. 12Department of Primary Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  13. 13Kalorama Foundation, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Gijs Hesselink, Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P.O. Box 9101, 114 IQ healthcare, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands; G.Hesselink{at}iq.umcn.nl

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