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Myths versus facts in emergency department overcrowding and hospital access block

Richardson, Drew; Mountain, David


• Overcrowding occurs when emergency department (ED) function is impeded, primarily by overwhelming of ED staff resources and physical capacity by excessive numbers of patients needing or receiving care. Access block occurs when there is excessive delay

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia


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