Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-49152
Chmiel, C; Huber, C A; Rosemann, T; Zoller, M; Eichler, K; Sidler, P; Senn, O (2011). Walk-ins seeking treatment at an emergency department or general practitioner out-of-hours service: a cross-sectional comparison. BMC Health Services Research, 11:94.
We observed substantial differences between the two emergency settings in a non gate-keeping health care system. Knowledge of the distribution of diagnoses, their therapy, of diagnostic measures and of the factors which determine the patients' choice of the ED or the GP-C is essential for the efficient allocation of resources and the reduction of costs.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of General Practice|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||19 Aug 2011 15:03|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 21:33|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times Cited: 7|
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