Article

A cross-sectional profile and outcome assessment of adult patients triaged away from Steve Biko Academic Hospital emergency unit

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 57, issue 3, 2015 , pages: 208–213
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2015.1024013
Author(s): Andreas EngelbrechtFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, South Africa, FG du ToitEmergency Department, South Africa, MM GeyserFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, South Africa

Abstract

Background: Overcrowding is a global problem in emergency medicine. This study examined an approach to this problem at a central hospital.

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