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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-05-01T21:47:19-0400
Over the years, there has been an increase in the flow of emergency rooms, which is gradually leading to an overcrowding of emergency unit. This overcrowding is multifactorial with, for ex...
Background. Emergency department (ED) overcrowding represents a significant public health problem in developed countries. Frequent users of the emergency departments (FUEDs; reporting 5 or...
The purpose of this study is to compare the rate of non-urgent emergency department use between three groups of patients: those who were referred to the emergency department by Telehealth ...
This study will determine the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of an emergency department-based pregnancy prevention intervention targeting sexually active adolescent fem...
Randomized controlled trial of influenza vaccination versus referral for vaccination in the Emergency department. Is the Emergency Department an effective venue for vaccination for influen...
Overcrowding is common in most emergency departments (ED). Despite the use of validated triage systems, some patients are at risk of delayed medical evaluation. The objective of this study was to asse...
Depression is one of the most common illnesses in the U.S., with increased prevalence among people with lower socioeconomic status and chronic mental illness who often seek care in the Emergency Depar...
In children below the age of 2 years, bronchiolitis is the most common reason for hospitalization. Each year in the United States, bronchiolitis causes 287,000 emergency department visits, 32%-40% of ...
The practice of redirecting ambulances and patients seeking urgent care from one emergency department to others for various reasons such as overcrowding and shortage of skilled staff.
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Services for reporting EMERGENCIES to the police department.
Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.