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  1. Comparison of attendance and emergency admission patterns at accident and emergency departments in and out of London.

    Article - En anglais


    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.