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Erschienen in: Wiener klinische Wochenschrift 5-6/2021

13.01.2020 | review article

Emergency department overcrowding

Analysis and strategies to manage an international phenomenon

verfasst von: M.D. Gregor Lindner, M.D. Dr. med. univ. Bertram K. Woitok

Erschienen in: Wiener klinische Wochenschrift | Ausgabe 5-6/2021

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Summary

Overcrowding in emergency departments is a common and worldwide phenomenon, which is widely reported even in the lay press. Strategies to address this incriminating situation for patients, nurses, physicians and hospital administrators are urgently needed. The current review presents an analysis of the overcrowding problem as well as strategies to answer overcrowding situations.
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Metadaten
Titel
Emergency department overcrowding
Analysis and strategies to manage an international phenomenon
verfasst von
M.D. Gregor Lindner
M.D. Dr. med. univ. Bertram K. Woitok
Publikationsdatum
13.01.2020
Verlag
Springer Vienna
Erschienen in
Wiener klinische Wochenschrift / Ausgabe 5-6/2021
Print ISSN: 0043-5325
Elektronische ISSN: 1613-7671
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00508-019-01596-7