TITLE

Why Do Patients Choose The ED For Nonurgent Care?

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
RN;Dec2005, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on patient selection of emergency departments for nonurgent medical care. It references a study by M. S. Howard, B. A. Davis et al., published in a 2005 issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing. Some patients believed getting treated in the emergency department would take less time than it would in their primary care provider's office.
ACCESSION #
19379828

 

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