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Emergency Departments Carry Heavy Loads

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Emergency Departments

There are many contributors to the load on Emergency Departments. In two presentations at the 2006 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, May 18-21, 2006 in San Francisco, researchers examined police pursuits and drunkenness in young adults.

Two other presentations addressed how delivery of emergency medical care can be compromised by external factors. The effect of the influenza vaccine shortage on