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  1. Fulltext. Primary care and public emergency department overcrowding.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    Our objectives was to evaluate whether referral to primary care settings would be clinically appopriate for and acceptable to patients waiting for emergency department care for nonemergency conditions.

    Methods

    We studied 700 patients waiting for emergency department care at a public hospital.

    Access to alternative sources of medical care, clinical appropriateness of emergency department use, and patients' willingness to use nonemergency services were measured and compared between patients with and without a regular source of care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Service hospitalier, Orientation, Système santé, Urgence, Utilisation, Soin santé primaire, Accessibilité, Homme, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital ward, Orientation, Health system, Emergency, Use, Primary health care, Accessibility, Human, California, United States, North America, America

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

    Cote : 93-0356027

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.