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Secondary Emergency Visits: Patients seeking care for problems recently managed elsewhere.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21229002     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study surveyed patients seeking emergency care at three Calgary hospitals during a 7-day period in February 1989. Twenty-one percent had seen another physician for the same medical problem within 72 hours. The study suggests that secondary visits at emergency departments affect health care costs. Further study is needed to investigate the extent and appropriateness of such visits.
Authors:
B Mohr; P Wiley
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0008-350X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1991 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0120300     Medline TA:  Can Fam Physician     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  614-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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