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Assessing Impact of Long ER Stay on Patients’ Missed Doses and Delays

  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SALWA AHSAN, Salwa (Aga Khan Hospital, Pharmacy, Karcahi, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:


    In emergency departments (ED) delays in discharge are rampant due to waiting for inpatient admission, consultation, report or transport. “Holding” or “boarding” is referred to when patient is held for two hours or more after the ED discharge order has been written. Holding/boarding leads to ED crowding, ER diversion, delay in care,


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