No "simple solutions" to emergency log-jam

Kondro, Wayne
July 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
This article discusses findings of the study, Emergency Department Overcrowding in Canada: What Are the Issues and What Can Be Done, which was prepared for the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health. The responses that have been proven to reduce length of stay and wait times at emergency departments (ED) are cited. A survey of ED directors in several Canadian hospitals noted that lack of beds cause overcrowding.


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