Table 3

Family physicians' assessment of PGY-1 discharge summaries
Item n (%)
Information regarding most responsible diagnosis
Inadequate 3 (4.7)
Ideal 51 (79.7)
Excessive 10 (15.6)
Information regarding course in hospital
Inadequate 6 (9.2)
Ideal 49 (75.4)
Excessive 10 (15.4)
Follow-up plan for medications
Insufficient 8 (12.3)
Good 57 (87.7)
Follow-up plan for further investigations
Insufficient 18 (27.7)
Good 47 (72.3)
Follow-up plan with consulting/specialist physicians
Insufficient 10 (15.4)
Good 55 (84.6)
Length of discharge summary
Too short 4 (6.3)
Ideal 51 (81.0)
Too long 8 (12.7)

All data are presented as number (percent).

Legault et al.

Legault et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:77   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-77

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