Katherine A. Haltiwanger

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OBJECTIVES Pediatric emergency department (PED) patients often present with non-urgent complaints. We attempted to estimate the perceived degree of urgency of the visit and to identify reasons for seeking non-urgent care in the PED by patients and parents. METHODS A prospective survey was completed by parents (for children 17 and younger) and patients(More)
Injudicious use of antibiotics contributes to increased bacterial resistance, and patient expectations encourage physicians to overuse antibiotics. The authors evaluated the level of ill college students' antibiotic-seeking behavior to determine if receiving an antibiotic prescription influenced patients' satisfaction with visits to a clinician. Of 129(More)
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