TITLE

Heavy users of emergency services: a population-based review

AUTHOR(S)
Ovens, Howard J.; Chan, Benjamin T.B.
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/16/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 8, p1049
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which focuses on patients who make multiple visits to emergency departments (ED) in Ontario. Percentage of patients who are classified as so-called heavy users; Suggestion that heavy users have a high prevalence of psychosocial problems and chronic medical conditions.
ACCESSION #
5388128

 

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