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Patient and GP factors associated with emergency medical admissions to one UK district general hospital

Abstract:

Objectives: Despite international debate over growing pressures on hospital beds, particularly from rises in emergency admissions, there are few published data on the characteristics of patients admitted to hospital. Most research has attempted to explore the appropriateness of general practitioner (GP) admissions, yet even the proportion of emergency admissions made via the GP is not known. This study aimed to investigate GP and patient factors associated with acute medical admissions to one...

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10.3109/13814789709160322

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Journal:
European Journal of General Practice
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
45-51
Publication date:
1997-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1751-1402
ISSN:
1381-4788
URN:
uuid:75e59809-0940-49a0-83cc-13826b1c4eef
Source identifiers:
223088
Local pid:
pubs:223088
Language:
English

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