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Hospital-Based Emergency Care: At the Breaking Point

Categories: Health/Medical

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11621.html

Emergency room medical care is underfunded, overburdened and fragmented. Covers the difficulties of balancing the various roles of emergency medical care including disaster response, and safety net care for uninsured patients. Explores strengths, limitations, and future challenges of the system. From the Institute of Medicine