Revista Clínica Española (English Edition) Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)
Rev Clin Esp 2010;210:355-8 - Vol. 210 Num.7 DOI: 10.1016/j.rce.2010.04.004
¿Por qué es importante el informe médico de alta?
What is the importance of discharge reports?
A. Zapatero Gaviria,
Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Madrid, España
Received 17 March 2010, Accepted 05 April 2010

Se revisa qué es el informe médico de alta, a quién va dirigido, para qué sirve y cómo se puede mejorar su contenido. Se establecen recomendaciones para que pueda ser más útil para los principales destinatarios de este documento.


Several issues regarding discharge reports are discussed: what does a report consist of, who is this report intended for, what is it useful for and how can we improve its contents? Recommendations towards improving its usefulness, particularly for the main recipient, are given.

Palabras clave
Informe médico de alta, Alta hospitalaria, Gestión clínica
Discharge report, Patient discharge, Patient care management


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Rev Clin Esp 2010;210:355-8 - Vol. 210 Num.7 DOI: 10.1016/j.rce.2010.04.004
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