Do Internists and Emergency Physicians Agree on the Appropriateness of Emergency Department Visits?

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The purpose of this study was to determine the levels of agreement between three methods of assessing appropriateness of emergency department (ED) visits. In particular, we tested the agreement between internists and emergency physicians reviewing the ED nurses' triage notes, containing information that might be available by telephone to an internist. For… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-006-5028-2

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