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Over the past 2 decades, a variety of new care options have emerged for acute care, including urgent care centers, retail clinics, and telemedicine. Trends in the utilization of these newer care venues and the emergency department (ED) have not been characterized.
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Name: JAMA internal medicine
High patient volumes have a deleterious effect on care in the pediatric emergency department (PED). Our study assessed the motivation for PED visits that could have been assessed by a primary care phy...
Emergency department (ED) overcrowding is a growing problem, and pediatric patients are contributing. In this study, we aimed to determine which factors influence parents or guardians to choose the ED...
Triage algorithms are ubiquitous in emergency care settings, but the extent of their use in primary care is unknown. This study asks whether primary care practices prioritize patients with more acute ...
This paper estimates the influence of inadequate access to healthcare services on the rate of Emergency Room (ER) hospital visits in Australia. We take micro-data on different types of healthcare shor...
This is a bilateral, non-dispensing, randomized, cross-over, single-masked study. There are a total of 3 visits where all study endpoints will be measured in all subjects at baseline with ...
The PROvide MIner-friendly SErvices for Integrated TB/HIV Care (PROMISE) study will assess the effectiveness, feasibility, and acceptability of integrated tuberculosis (TB)/HIV services pr...
This was a retrospective analysis of a cohort of all emergency care patients in Beijing from January 2005 to December 2014. This aim of this study was to analyze the trends in pre-hospital...
This study will be conducted as a stratified cluster randomized trial. The unit of randomization will be the outpatient therapeutic feeding center. The 10 health centers will be stratified...
The primary purpose of the LSR of ACUITY Spiral is to evaluate and report on the long-term performance of the ACUITY Spiral LV Lead.
Visits made by patients to health service providers' offices for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.
Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.
First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.
Visits to the patient's home by professional personnel for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.