Emergency medicine: stretched to the limit

November 2013
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2013, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p608
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the findings of a survey, titled "Stretched to the Limit: A Survey of Emergency Medicine Consultants in the UK" highlighting the impact of the working practices of emergency medicine consultants on their working lives and the challenges they face.


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