John-Paul Szalai

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STUDY OBJECTIVE The extent to which patients presenting to emergency departments (EDs) with minor conditions contribute to delays and crowding is controversial. To test this question, we study the effect of low-complexity ED patients on the waiting times of other patients. METHODS We obtained administrative records on all ED visits to Ontario hospitals(More)
The efficacy of three preparations (placebo, analgesic agent, and analgesic plus antihistaminic agent) were compared in a double-blind crossover study in subjects with recurring headaches. It was confirmed that headache as a pain model does not show the usual return of pain with as the effects of a single analgesic dose wear off. Consequently, there is no(More)
'Crisis' in health care systems has become a widely discussed issue in the last 10 years. The claim for change is argued from various points of view, and according to manifold interests throughout the industrialized world. However, the present tensions of the national health service system of Hungary can be looked upon only partially in the broader terms of(More)
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