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A possible solution to the cost explosion of the emergency department.

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Title: A possible solution to the cost explosion of the emergency department.
Authors: Prochazka, E J
Issue Date: Feb 1998
Abstract: Once considered a source of care for major injuries and life-threatening medical conditions, the emergency department has become part primary care physician and part social worker to many Americans. This article looks at the problem of emergency room overutilization and poses some solutions to stem the rising cost of urgent care.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/53989
ISSN: 0017-8594
Appears in Collections:Hawaii Medical Journal Articles For 1998



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