The neurologist in the emergency department. An Italian nationwide epidemiological survey

@article{Falco2008TheNI,
  title={The neurologist in the emergency department. An Italian nationwide epidemiological survey},
  author={Fabrizio A. de Falco and Roberto Sterzi and Vito Toso and Domenico Consoli and D Guidetti and Leandro Provinciali and Maurizio Angelo Leone and Ettore Beghi},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={67-75}
}
A nationwide survey has been undertaken to evaluate the resources and the activities of Italian hospital neurology units (NU) in the emergency setting. NU are widely disseminated throughout the entire country and 220 (84%) are located in hospitals with an emergency room (ER). Complete data about hospital setting, structural and functional characteristics of each NU and clinical activities were obtained from 159 (72.3%). Each NU has, on average, 25 beds (7% bedside monitoring), 7 neurologists… Expand
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