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Survey of alcohol-related presentations to Australasian emergency departments

Egerton- Warburton, Diana; Gosbell, Andrew; Wadsworth, Angela; Fatovich, Daniel M; Richardson, Drew


OBJECTIVE: To determine the proportion of alcohol-related presentations to emergency departments (EDs) in Australia and New Zealand, at a single time point on a weekend night shift.DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: A point prevalence survey of ED patients either waiting to be seen or currently being seen conducted at 02:00 local time on 14 December 2013 in 106 EDs in Australia and New Zealand.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The number of ED presentations that were alcohol-related, defined using World...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja14.00344
Access Rights: Open Access


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