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Patients leaving the emergency department without being seen by a physician: a retrospective database analysis

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Published in Swiss Medical Weekly. 2013, vol. 143, p. w13889
Abstract To describe characteristics of patients leaving the emergency department (ED) before being seen by a physician and to identify factors associated with a greater risk of leaving the ED too early.
Keywords AdultAge DistributionAgedDatabases, FactualEmergency Service, Hospital/statistics & numerical dataFemaleHospitals, Teaching/statistics & numerical dataHospitals, Urban/statistics & numerical dataHumansMaleMiddle AgedNervous System Diseases/epidemiologyOdds RatioPatient Dropouts/statistics & numerical dataReligionRetrospective StudiesRisk FactorsSeverity of Illness IndexSkin Diseases/epidemiologySocioeconomic FactorsSubstance-Related Disorders/epidemiologySwitzerland/epidemiologyTime FactorsTriage/statistics & numerical dataUnemployment/statistics & numerical data
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PMID: 24317804
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Research group Médecine d'urgence (24)
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GROSGURIN, Olivier et al. Patients leaving the emergency department without being seen by a physician: a retrospective database analysis. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2013, vol. 143, p. w13889. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:42217

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