TITLE

For the longest time

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Feb2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study led by Dr. Andrew Wilper at Harvard Medical School which revealed that wait times in American emergency rooms (ERs) are dangerously long in the U.S. The research also found that between 1997 and 2004, waits increased 36% from an average of 10 minutes to 14 minutes wherein the average wait time increased from eight minutes in 1997 to 20 minutes in 2004. According to Wilper, it is hard to ignore the fact that several ERs have closed their doors.
ACCESSION #
28816884

 

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