Strategies and solutions to alleviate access block and overcrowding in emergency departments
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AbstractObjectives: Access block refers to the delay caused for patients in gaining access to in-patient beds after being admitted. It is almost always associated with emergency department overcrowding. This study aimed to identify evidence-based strategies that can be followed in emergency departments and hospital settings to alleviate the problem of access block and emergency department overcrowding; and to explore the applicability of these solutions in Hong Kong.
All Author(s) ListChan SSW, Cheung NK, Graham CA, Rainer TH
Journal nameHong Kong Medical Journal
Year2015
Month8
Day1
Volume Number21
Issue Number4
PublisherHONG KONG ACAD MEDICINE PRESS
Pages345 - 352
ISSN1024-2708
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesGeneral & Internal Medicine; Medicine, General & Internal

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