A 5 year retrospective study of emergency department use in Northwest Ontario: a measure of mental health and addictions needs.


OBJECTIVE The main objective of this study was to understand the five-year trend in total emergency department (ED) visits, frequency of use, and diagnoses and disposition of patients. Since the region has experienced a profound increase in opioid use disorder since 2009, we were particularly interested in changes in the volume of mental health and… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/cem.2016.387


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