To identify factors associated with outpatient follow-up of emergency department visits.
A retrospective review of 587 ED charts meeting strict criteria was performed.
The following variables were identified: method used to arrange follow-up, age, sex, consultant contacts, distance from patient's residence to hospital, previous physician, recommended time to clinic return, and funding source.
Compliance was assessed using the outpatient registration computer data base.
ED and outpatient clinics of an urban university teaching hospital.
Mots-clés Pascal : Consultation hospitalière, Homme, Service hospitalier, Urgence, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Suivi médical, Etude statistique, Adhésion thérapeutique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital consultation, Human, Hospital ward, Emergency, United States, North America, America, Statistical study, Treatment compliance
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Cote : 93-0325159
Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.