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Increase in emergency admissions to hospital for children aged under 15 in England, 1999-2010: national database analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate a reported rise in the emergency hospital admission of children in England for conditions usually managed in the community. SETTING AND DESIGN: Population-based study of hospital admission rates for children aged under 15, based on analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics and population estimates for England, 1999-2010. MAIN OUTCOME: Trends in rates of emergency admission to hospital. RESULTS: The emergency admission rate for children aged under 15 in England has incr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
98
Issue:
5
Pages:
328-334
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
URN:
uuid:3b6399b6-b70e-46bd-990e-597163efd02e
Source identifiers:
384155
Local pid:
pubs:384155

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