Characteristics of general practices associated with emergency admission rates to hospital: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Bankart2011CharacteristicsOG,
  title={Characteristics of general practices associated with emergency admission rates to hospital: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Michael Bankart and Reece Baker and Arif Rashid and Marwan Habiba and Jayanta Banerjee and Ronald H Hsu and Simon Conroy and Shona Agarwal and Alex James Wilson},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={
          558-63
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To identify characteristics of general practices associated with emergency hospital admission rates, and determine whether levels of performance and patient reports of access are associated with admission rates. DESIGN A cross-sectional study. SETTING Two primary care trusts (Leicester City and Leicestershire County and Rutland) in the East Midlands of England. PARTICIPANTS 145 general practices. METHODS Hospital admission data were used to calculate the rate of emergency… CONTINUE READING

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