The epidemiology of pediatric visits to New Jersey general emergency departments.


OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of pediatric visits to the emergency departments (EDs) of 10 general hospitals by age and gender. DESIGN Review of ICD-9 codes from the billing database of a practice of emergency physicians. SETTING Ten hospitals in north/central New Jersey. PATIENTS All children <18 years treated by group physicians in EDs of… (More)


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