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A descriptive study of heavy emergency department users at an academic emergency department reveals heavy ED users have better access to care than average users.
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  • Howard Smithline, MD, Baystate Health
  • Philip Henneman, MD, Baystate Health
  • Fidela Blank, Baystate Health
  • John Santoro, MD, Baystate Health
  • Ann Maynard, Baystate Health
  • Haiping Li, Baystate Health
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Article, Peer-reviewed
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INTRODUCTION: Emergency department (ED) overcrowding has been a significant problem for the last 10 years. Several studies have shown that a relatively small number of ED patients are responsible for a disproportionate amount of ED visits. This study aims
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J Emerg Nurs 2005 Apr;31(2):139-44.