National Study of the Relation of Primary Care Shortages to Emergency Department Utilization Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Primary Health Care

abstract

  • A positive association between primary care shortage densities and ED visit densities was found. Although most states adhere to this pattern, some states do not. Further investigation of this dissociation may yield additional explanations for rising ED visit volumes.

publication date

  • March 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1197/j.aem.2006.10.093

PubMed ID

  • 17242383

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 279

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 14

number

  • 3