Will this emergency department patient be referred to internal medicine?

Silverman, Jeffrey A.; Kohn, Magda L.
December 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/12/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 12, p1566
Academic Journal
Reports on a study to determine whether any patient characteristics would be predictors for referral to the internal medicine service. How internal medicine teams have trouble arranging their off-time as a result of being constantly on call; Methods; Results; Conclusion that there are several characteristics of patients likely to be referred to internal medicine, including medical history of the patient.


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