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BACKGROUND As solid organ transplants become more common, recipients present more frequently to the emergency department (ED) for care. METHODS We performed a retrospective medical record review of ED visits of all patients who received an organ transplant at our medical center from 2000-2004, and included all visits following the patients' transplant(More)
PURPOSE Reviews adult emergency department (ED) visits for patients age 65 and older during one calendar year; determine the prevalence of weight classifications; identifies trends between BMI and discharge/admitting diagnoses, vital signs, and severity index. METHODS The electronic medical records system and data from the ED billing service was reviewed(More)
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