I have become victim to the system bias of considering diagnoses and discharge destinations to be of more importance than the person I am discharging.
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Medically Fit – 2020
Maybe we should call it ‘hospital check-out’, to get away from the nonsense of fitness, when many of the people described are actually quite sick and are often even dying, it is just that their death need not require a bed on a hospital ward.
Length of Stay
Humans tend to be as unsophisticated in their analyses of systems as the systems themselves are complex.
Night at the hospital
There is an assumption that when the lights go down and the night-staff appear on the scene that things become quiet and still – a little like a scene from Bambi.