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Patients who ignore medical advice end up in hospital anyway

Patients who leave the hospital or an emergency department against medical advice usually end up returning within a week or month, according to a study from the Canadian Institute for Health Information.

Staff must communicate mortality risk to patients leaving against medical advice

Hospital staff should communicate the risks in patients' leaving against medical advice. A study in American Journal of Medicine revealed that, not only are those patients more likely to bounce back,

Study: More patients leaving hospitals against MD advice

A new study released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has concluded that there's been a dramatic increase in the rate of patients leaving hospitals against physician advice between