Discharge summary Template is a sheet where a patient’s data collected. And submitted when he/she discharged from the hospital. It is a sure shot record of what the person’s illness. How the person treated and if there any follow-up treatment. It is easy for doctors and nurses to pull up required information. When the patient comes back for further diagnosis or to consult with the doctors.
You can say it also works as a medical history sheet but not exactly the same. A discharge summary is more of a time-based snapshot. The hat for a particular admission into the hospital. Visiting physicians and nurses rely a lot on Executive Summary Templates. For future reference and it is a crucial document in any hospital.
A discharge summary usually contains information like patient’s name, medical record numbers. Admission dates, discharge dates, attending physician name, diagnosis, procedures, history of present illness. Any lab processed data, discharge medications, particular discharge instructions and follow up appointments. It is not a mandate that all of these fields need to part of the summary. But they are the usual and generic fields used. Take a look at our collection of discharge summary templates. That you can readily download and edit the fields as you wish!