To compare the sociodemographic characteristics, diagnoses, and mode of referral of people and emergency admissions between an accident and emergency department in inner London and one in a town outside London.
Design-Standardised questionnaire completed prospectively over two weeks by fieldworkers in each accident and emergency department.
Setting-Accident and emergency departments in an inner London teaching hospital and an associated teaching hospital outside London.
Subjects-3039 adults newly attending the departments, 1476 in inner London and 1563 outside London.
Main outcome measures-Sociodemographic characteristics, diagnosis, mode of referral, and whether the patient was admitted.
Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Exploration, Homme, Etude comparative, Admission hopital, Urgence, Accident, Soin, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Hôpital
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Exploration, Human, Comparative study, Hospital admission, Emergency, Accident, Care, England, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Hospital
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0507210
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199406.