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Erschienen in: Internal and Emergency Medicine 5/2022

11.07.2022 | COVID-19 | CE-Research Letter to the Editor

Do error rates change in the emergency department when patient volume decreases: the effect of COVID-19 on ED error

verfasst von: Elianna S. Grossman, Beatrice Hoffmann, Carrie Tibbles, Richard E. Wolfe, Shamai A. Grossman

Erschienen in: Internal and Emergency Medicine | Ausgabe 5/2022

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Metadaten
Titel
Do error rates change in the emergency department when patient volume decreases: the effect of COVID-19 on ED error
verfasst von
Elianna S. Grossman
Beatrice Hoffmann
Carrie Tibbles
Richard E. Wolfe
Shamai A. Grossman
Publikationsdatum
11.07.2022
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Erschienen in
Internal and Emergency Medicine / Ausgabe 5/2022
Print ISSN: 1828-0447
Elektronische ISSN: 1970-9366
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11739-022-03020-x