Overhaul of Nova Scotia emergency departments recommended
- Unpleasant diversions. Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson // Modern Physician;May2002, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p8
Reveals that more than 60 percent of emergency rooms in the U.S. are filled to capacity and have difficulty accepting additional patients, according to a survey by Lewin Group of Falls Church, Virginia. Estimated number of urban hospitals that sometimes must divert ambulances to other...
- Study shows 10-year drop in EDs, while use jumped 27% in California. Parker, Che // AHA News;4/1/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p3
Focuses on a study being done on the number of hospital emergency departments (ED) in California in comparison to the number of visits from 1990 to 1999. Reference to study by Susan Lambe, which appears in the April 2002 issue of the journal 'Annals of Emergency Medicine'; Discussion on ED...
- ER Guidelines. // Body Bulletin;Jan2003, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p3
Presents guidelines on the use of the emergency room (ER) including life-threatening conditions that warrant the use of the ER.
- The rise in emergency admissions--crisis or artefact? Temporal analysis of health services data. Morgan, Kieran; Prothero, David; Frankel, Stephen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/17/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7203, p158
Presents a study on the implications of the rise in emergency admissions in hospitals in Great Britain. Subjects; Methods; Results.
- Top 20 Reasons Given by Patients for Emergency Room Visits, 1997. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p900
No abstract available.
- Emergency Rooms: A System on the Brink? // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Aug2002, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p3
Reports that large hospitals report that their emergency departments are at capacity or are actually over-capacity, based on a survey by the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Hospital Association, published in the April 2002 issue of the 'American Medical News.'
- Use of hospital emergency rooms. // Canadian Social Trends;Spring2005, Issue 76, p33
Focuses on the use of hospital emergency rooms (ER) in Canada. Effects of household income on ER use; People reporting having regular doctor.
- ASK THE EXPERT. // Shape;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p94
The article presents a question and answer relating to steps that people can take to not have a long wait when they go to an emergency room.
- Benchmarking Facilitates Process Improvement in the Emergency Department. Karpiel, Martin S. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);May2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p54
Deals with the emergency department (ED) as an important source of revenue for hospitals. Quality-related questions asked by ED patients to measure quality; Focus of benchmarking; Primary concerns for a hospital; Factors affecting the patient throughput process.
- Letters TO THE EDITORS. // Medical Economics;1/25/2002, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p8
Presents the letters of physicians about emergency room crisis as of January 25, 2002.