Pediatric left-without-being-seen patients: what happens to them after they leave the pediatric emergency department?

@article{Tothy2013PediatricLP,
  title={Pediatric left-without-being-seen patients: what happens to them after they leave the pediatric emergency department?},
  author={Alison S Tothy and S. Allison Staley and Elena K Dean and Sameka Johnson and Daniel D. Johnson},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={1194-6}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate what happens to the children who leave without being seen (LWBS) in an urban Pediatric Emergency Department (PED). METHODS Patient advocates contacted families whose children LWBS in the PED via phone call and utilized a standardized questionnaire to interview them regarding medical care sought after… CONTINUE READING