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Utilisation rates of primary care services in an emergency department.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8053845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rates of patients attending for primary care reasons at the emergency department of Campbelltown Hospital were estimated to identify trends in utilisation, reasons for attendance and social characteristics. The proportion of 'primary care' patients attending the emergency department is increasing. The reasons for the increase are not known and require further investigation.
Authors:
R Forero; V Dechnicz; M Kerecz; R Meek; W Harmer; A Bauman; M Harris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian family physician     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0300-8495     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-09-08     Completed Date:  1994-09-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0326701     Medline TA:  Aust Fam Physician     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1105, 1108-9, 1112-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Campbelltown Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Child
Child, Preschool
Emergency Service, Hospital / utilization*
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Middle Aged
New South Wales
Primary Health Care / utilization*
Socioeconomic Factors
Utilization Review / statistics & numerical data*

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