Patients triaged as nonurgent in ED get diagnostics, procedures, admitted

Posted by on April 18, 2016 4:00 pm
Categories: health

Some patients triaged as nonurgent in emergency departments still received diagnostic services, had procedures performed and were admitted, including to critical care units, all of which could signal overuse, a lack of primary care physicians or a degree of uncertainty by patients and physicians, according to a new study.

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