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Emergency rooms slow to treat, transfer psychiatric patients

06:16 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Emergency room patients needing mental health care were transferred to other facilities six times more often than patients needing other services, and they waited longer to be treated or moved, a new study found.

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