Which of the following best describes the goal of discharge planning and education?


•Teaching self-care aids in preparation for the patient's transition from the hospital setting to home or long-term care facility is beneficial because this can reduce the chance of re-admission.

•The patient needs primary care to reduce hospitalization and medical costs.

•Discharge planning and patient teaching should help the patient become less dependent on the hospital.

•Increasing hospital stays will increase costs and may negatively affect patient outcomes.

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