National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2004 emergency department summary.

@article{McCaig2006NationalHA,
  title={National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2004 emergency department summary.},
  author={Linda F. McCaig and Eric W Nawar},
  journal={Advance data},
  year={2006},
  volume={372},
  pages={1-29}
}
OBJECTIVES This report describes ambulatory care visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) in the United States in 2004. Statistics are presented on selected hospital, patient, and visit characteristics. Selected trends in ED utilization from 1994 through 2004 are also presented. METHODS The data presented in this report were collected in the 2004 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), a national probability sample survey of visits to emergency and outpatient… CONTINUE READING
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