Ambulance Diversion

Known as: Ambulance Diversions, Diversion, Ambulance, Diversions, Ambulance 
The practice of redirecting ambulances and patients seeking urgent care from one emergency department to others for various reasons such as… (More)
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2011
2011
CONTEXT Ambulance diversion, a practice in which emergency departments (EDs) are temporarily closed to ambulance traffic, might… (More)
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2006
2006
STUDY OBJECTIVE We estimate ambulance revenues lost from each hour spent on ambulance diversion at an urban teaching hospital's… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Access block refers to the situation where patients in the emergency department (ED) requiring inpatient care are… (More)
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2005
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE Lack of inpatient bed availability has been identified as a major contributor to emergency department (ED… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of pre-emptive ambulance distribution based on the implementation of a real-time, Internet… (More)
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2004
2004
Analysis between two local Emergency Departments (EDs) suggested an oscillatory phenomenon for ambulance diversion: When one… (More)
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2004
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVE Influenza has been linked to emergency department (ED) crowding, yet few studies have examined this association… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
STUDY OBJECTIVE We determine the relationship between physician, nursing, and patient factors on emergency department use of… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Ten years ago, serious overcrowding in emergency departments became a national issue. Although temporary improvement of the… (More)
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1990
1990
One city's solution to overcrowded emergency departments and a shortage of beds was the installation of an ambulance-diversion… (More)
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