Be careful with triage in emergency departments: interobserver agreement on 1,578 patients in France

January 2011
BMC Emergency Medicine;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the overcrowding of emergency departments (EDs) due to nonurgent patients in France. A multicentric cross-sectional study was conducted over a 3-day period in April 2007, in a sample of EDs located in the Provence- Alpes-Cote d'Azur (PACA) region, in France. The study hours were limited because of few patients come after midnight.


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