TITLE

Work with physicians to improve ED call coverage, avoid shortages

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2008, Vol. 30 Issue 7, preceding p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues concerning the responsibilities of physicians in taking emergency department (ED) call coverage in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
32675120

 

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