The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Summaries that serve as the primary documents communicating a patient's care plan to the post-hospital care team.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "California" is a place, specifically a state on the western coast of the United States, and not a medical term or concept. Therefore, it doesn't have a medical definition.
A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.
The term "United States" in a medical context often refers to the country where a patient or study participant resides, and is not a medical term per se, but relevant for epidemiological studies, healthcare policies, and understanding differences in disease prevalence, treatment patterns, and health outcomes across various geographic locations.
A common gynecologic disorder characterized by an abnormal, nonbloody discharge from the genital tract.