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Quality of discharge summaries prepared by first year internal medicine residents

Kimberly Legault1, Jacqueline Ostro2, Zahira Khalid3, Parveen Wasi4 and John J You5*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 25 Charlton Ave. East, Suite 708, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B2, Canada

2 Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Office, McMaster University, HSC-3W10A-C, 1200 Main St. West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada

3 Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

4 Departments of Medicine, and of Oncology, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster University, B3:169D, 711 Concession St, Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3, Canada

5 Departments of Medicine, and of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, HSC-3V51B, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada

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BMC Medical Education 2012, 12:77  doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-77

Published: 15 August 2012

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Discharge Summary Quality Assessment Form.

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Additional file 2:

Assessment Form for Dictated Discharge Summary – Family Physician.

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