The SIGN Discharge Document


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The aim of this document is to present a template for a single discharge document that can be used as both the IDD (in its core format) for every patient on the day of discharge, and as the final discharge summary/ letter (in its extended format) for more complex cases.

Guideline No 128
ISBN 978 1 905813 89 6
June 2012

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Related guidelines

[arrow] Report on a recommended referral document November 1998



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