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  1. Cost of care in the emergency department : impact of an emergency medicine residency program.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To evaluate the impact of an emergency medicine residency training program on the cost of care in the emergency department.


    A retrospective chart review was conducted of all ED encounters for a three-month period, six months before and six months after the introduction of an emergency medicine residency program into an urban community hospital.

    Physician staffing of this ED before the residency period was by nonemergency medicine residency-trained emergency physicians.


    A 27,000-visit-per-year urban community hospital ED.

    Type of patients

    A consecutive sample of all patients discharged home from the emergency center with one of six diagnoses.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etudiant, Hôpital, Spécialité médicale, Urgence, Service hospitalier, Organisation hospitalière, Analyse coût, Economie santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Formation professionnelle, Internat

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Student, Hospital, Medical specialty, Emergency, Hospital ward, Hospital organization, Cost analysis, Health economy, United States, North America, America, Occupational training

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0542166

    Code Inist : 002B30A04B. Création : 199406.