The role of triage liaison physicians on mitigating overcrowding in emergency departments: a systematic review.

@article{Rowe2011TheRO,
  title={The role of triage liaison physicians on mitigating overcrowding in emergency departments: a systematic review.},
  author={Brian H. Rowe and Xiaoyan Guo and Cristina Villa-Roel and Michael John Schull and Brian R. Holroyd and Michael J. Bullard and Benjamin W. Vandermeer and Maria B. Ospina and Grant Innes},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={111-20}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective was to examine the effectiveness of triage liaison physicians (TLPs) on mitigating the effects of emergency department (ED) overcrowding. METHODS Electronic databases (Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, HealthSTAR, Dissertation Abstracts, and ABI/INFORM Global), controlled trial registry websites, conference proceedings, study references, contact with experts in the field, and correspondence with authors were used to… CONTINUE READING