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A scoping review of communication tools applicable to patients and their primary care providers after discharge from hospital.

Spencer RA, Singh Punia H. A scoping review of communication tools applicable to patients and their primary care providers after discharge from hospital. Patient Educ Couns. 2021;104(7):1681-1703. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.12.010.

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July 14, 2021
Spencer RA, Singh Punia H. Patient Educ Couns. 2021;104(7):1681-1703.

Communication failures during transitions of care can threaten safe patient care. Although this systematic review identified several tools to support communication between inpatient providers and patients during transitions from hospital to home, the authors did not identify any existing tools to support the post-discharge period in primary care.

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Spencer RA, Singh Punia H. A scoping review of communication tools applicable to patients and their primary care providers after discharge from hospital. Patient Educ Couns. 2021;104(7):1681-1703. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.12.010.