Organisational Factors Induce Prolonged Emergency Department Length of Stay in Elderly Patients – A Retrospective Cohort Study


STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the association of patient and organisational factors with emergency department length of stay (ED-LOS) in elderly ED patients (226565 years old) and in younger patients (<65 years old). METHODS A retrospective cohort study of internal medicine patients visiting the emergency department between September 1st 2010 and August 31st… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135066

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