Casey A. Grover

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INTRODUCTION Drug-seeking behavior (DSB) in the emergency department (ED) is a very common problem, yet there has been little quantitative study to date of such behavior. The goal of this study was to assess the frequency with which drug seeking patients in the ED use classic drug seeking behaviors to obtain prescription medication. METHODS We performed a(More)
OBJECTIVE Emergency department (ED) frequent users account for a large number of annual ED visits and often receive radiological studies as a part of their evaluation. We report a pilot study of a case management program for ED frequent users to reduce ED usage and radiation exposure. METHODS This observational retrospective study was performed at a(More)
Frequent users of the emergency department (ED), recently defined as having four or more visits per year, are a diverse group of patients that provide a challenge to emergency physicians (EPs). These so-called " frequent flyers " have been shown to have more psychiatric, psychosocial, and substance abuse issues than the general population and tend to be(More)
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