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Demand for emergency health service: factors associated with inappropriate use

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, August 2007
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Title
Demand for emergency health service: factors associated with inappropriate use
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, August 2007
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-7-131
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Authors

Maria LV Carret, Anaclaudia G Fassa, Ichiro Kawachi

Abstract

The inappropriate use of emergency room (ER) service by patients with non-urgent health problems is a worldwide problem. Inappropriate ER use makes it difficult to guarantee access for real emergency cases, decreases readiness for care, produces negative spillover effects on the quality of emergency services, and raises overall costs.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Uruguay 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Hong Kong 1 <1%
Unknown 200 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 39 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 13%
Researcher 23 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 22 11%
Student > Bachelor 16 8%
Other 36 17%
Unknown 46 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 68 33%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 9%
Social Sciences 14 7%
Business, Management and Accounting 12 6%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 9 4%
Other 30 14%
Unknown 56 27%

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#19,630,721
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#6,843
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#6
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