Study: Fewer Kids in the ED Means More Missed Diagnoses

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Emergency departments (EDs) that saw fewer kids were more likely to have potentially delayed diagnoses for serious acute conditions in that population, a large retrospective cohort study showed. For pediatric patients, the overall risk of possible delayed diagnosis — having an ED discharge within the 7 days prior to diagnosis — dropped by 26.7% (95% […]

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Publish date : 2024-02-12 12:59:42

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