Patients in ED reduced by one third via screening non-emergency cases

Parker, Che
November 2002
AHA News;11/11/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 44, p1
Trade Publication
Presents the results of a study that investigated patient cases in U.S. hospital emergency departments (ED). Background on the use of detailed screening criteria in identifying the needs of patients admitted in ED; Primary mission of ED; Symptoms related to adult ED visits; Information on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act.


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