Abstract| Volume 57, ISSUE 3, P424-425, September 2019

Characteristics of Unscheduled Emergency Department Revisits in Cancer Patients

      Background: The quality of patient care in the emergency department (ED) can be assessed by unscheduled revisits. Identifying characteristics of the patients with revisits may help optimize diagnostic and management strategies. Cancer patients consume more ED resources than non-cancer patients, and identifying the factors that lead to fewer revisits may alter patient outcomes and save expenses for both the patient and the hospital.
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