Dental complaints in emergency departments: a national perspective.

@article{Lewis2003DentalCI,
  title={Dental complaints in emergency departments: a national perspective.},
  author={Charlotte W. Lewis and Heather Lynch and Brian M. Johnston},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={93-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES Using nationally representative data, we sought to describe the incidence of emergency department (ED) visits for dental-related complaints for children and adults in the United States. We hypothesized that dental-related ED visits were more likely than other ED visits to have Medicaid or no insurance as the payer. METHODS We used data from the 1997 to 2000 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, a national probability sample survey of hospital ED visits that is… CONTINUE READING
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