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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Information Gaps in the ED

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  • Gaps are frequent—32% of visits
  • Gaps are consequential
    • Very important or essential 48%
    • Somewhat important 32%
    • Prolong the ED stay
    • Increase costs
      • Redundant testing & repeated MD assessments

Stiell A et al. CMAJ 2003; 169:1023-8.

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