General practice patients in the emergency department

FitzGerald, Gerard J. & Toloo, Ghasem (2013) General practice patients in the emergency department. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(11), pp. 573-574.

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Abstract

One of the mysteries of public policy is that at times the public discourse settles on a perspective that is based on flimsy or even contradictory evidence. One such discussion relates to the factors that contribute to the congestion of hospital emergency departments (EDs) in Australia.

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ID Code: 60827
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Demand, Access Block, Emergency Department, Inappropriate use
DOI: 10.5694/mja13.10513
ISSN: 0025-729X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Health Care Administration (111709)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Primary Health Care (111717)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Health Policy (160508)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Australasian Medical Publishing Company
Deposited On: 17 Jun 2013 23:45
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2015 23:03

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