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What does DAMA stand for?

DAMA stands for Discharge Against Medical Advice


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Some of the topics that will be discussed at the workshops will include managing clinical risk, risk management and its importance in organisations, integrating patient system into microsystems, how to control salmonella outbreak at HMC and discharge against medical advice in paediatric emergency, among others.
Of them, only one was critical who was kept in ICU (Intensive Care Unit) and then nine patients went DAMA, which is Discharge Against Medical Advice," said Deepa Lad, Senior Resident Medical Officer (RMO) at Sassoon Hospital.
Secondary outcome measures included hospital mortality, the occurrence of hospital-acquired infection (bacteremia, pneumonia, and acquisition of vancomycin-resistant enterococci), the development of acute renal failure, disposition at time of hospital discharge (home, nursing home, or extended care facility), and discharge against medical advice.