TITLE

Crowd control

AUTHOR(S)
McKinney, Maureen
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/16/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 33, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a proposed legislation that addresses emergency department (ED) overcrowding in California introduced by Assemblyman Ted Lieu. The bill is said to require hospitals to use scoring assessments and set hospitalwide protocols to address ED overcrowding. According to Lieu, overcrowded ED can lead to increased morbidity and mortality.
ACCESSION #
52970523

 

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