Characteristics and capabilities of emergency departments in Abuja, Nigeria

  title={Characteristics and capabilities of emergency departments in Abuja, Nigeria},
  author={Leana S Wen and John I. Oshiomogho and George I.E Eluwa and Anne P Steptoe and Ashley F Sullivan and Carlos A. Camargo},
  journal={Emergency Medicine Journal},
  pages={798 - 801}
Objectives Emergency departments (ED) are the basic unit of international emergency medicine, but often differ in fundamental features. This study sought to describe and characterise ED in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja. Methods All ED open 24 h/day 7 days/week to the general public were surveyed using the national ED inventories survey instrument ( ED staff were asked about ED characteristics with reference to calendar year 2008. Results Twenty-four ED… 

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