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The level of evidence for emergency department performance indicators: systematic review
The aim of this study was to perform a comprehensive systematic review of emergency department performance indicators in relation to evidence. A systematic search was performed through PUBMED, EMBASE, CINAHL and COCHRANE databases with (and including synonyms of) the search words: [emergency medicine OR emergency department] AND [quality indicator(s) OR performance indicator(s) OR performance measure(s)]. Articles were included according to the inclusion/exclusion criteria using the PRISMA protocol. The level of evidence was rated according to the evidence levels by the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. Performanc...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - August 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research

Outbreaks, Middle East respiratory syndrome and sepsis in emergency care
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - August 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Response to Li and colleagues on hyperglycemia in hip fracture patients
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Assessing the association of hyperglycaemia with mortality in patients with hip fractures
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Ultrasound evaluation of an atypical traumatic rupture of the tunica albuginea
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Severe Accidental Hypothermia Center
Hypothermic patients may be rewarmed using passive or active techniques. In case of severe accidental hypothermia (temperature (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Acute stroke: why do some patients arrive in time and others do not?
The aim of this study was to evaluate which factors are associated with early hospital arrival and help-seeking delays in acute stroke. All consecutive eligible patients were interviewed face-to-face within 72 h of admission. Factors associated with early arrival were assessed by univariate and multivariate analysis. The data of 195 patients were analysed. The patients who first called the emergency medical services rather than the family physician arrived earlier (odds ratio 15.9, 95% confidence interval 3.23–78.3, P (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Lactate is associated with increased 10-day mortality in acute medical patients: a hospital-based cohort study
An increased lactate level is related to increased mortality in subpopulations of critically ill patients. The aim of this study was to investigate whether lactate was related to mortality in an emergency department (ED) setting of undifferentiated medical patients. All adult patients admitted from March 2009 to August 2011 to a medical ED with lactate measured within 6 h after arrival were studied. Lactate was stratified into 1-mmol/l intervals and analysed in a multivariate logistic regression analysis. A total of 5317 patients were included, 46.9% men, median age 71 years (5–95% percentiles 25–90 years). The media...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

What parental characteristics can predict child maltreatment at the Emergency Department? Considering expansion of the Hague Protocol
This study investigated whether additional parental characteristics could be included to improve the chance of detection. Using a nested case–control design, we compared parents identified as child abusers who were missed by the Protocol with a matched group of nonabusing parents. The parental characteristics used were, among others, all physical injuries possibly resulting from domestic violence, psychological, or mental complaints that might indicate elevated domestic stress levels and the number of Emergency Department visits during the previous year. None of the characteristics were statistically significantly associ...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Air versus ground transport of patients with acute myocardial infarction: experience in a rural-based helicopter medical service
Conclusion: Using HEMS in a rural region allows STEMI patients to benefit from appropriate rescue care with delays similar to those seen in urban settings. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Emergency dispatch process and patient outcome in bystander-witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with a shockable rhythm
This study was part of the FINNRESUSCI study focusing on the epidemiology and outcome of OHCA in Finland. Witnessed [not by Emergency Medical Service (EMS)] OHCA patients with initial shockable rhythm in the southern and the eastern parts of Finland during a 6-month period from March 1 to August 31 2010, were electronically collected from eight dispatch centres and from paper case reports filled out by EMS crews. Results: Of the 164 patients, 82.3% (n=135) were correctly recognized by the EMD as cardiac arrests. The majority of all calls (90.7%) were dispatched within 2 min. Patients were more likely to survive and be disc...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Rapid infusion pump overestimates delivered flow during rapid vascular filling: a bench study
Objective: Despite now being rarely used in the prehospital and emergency department arena because of their excessive length and low inner diameter, narrow-bore central venous catheters (CVC) are sometime used to perform fluid resuscitation using a rapid infusion pump to enhance delivered flow. In this bench study, we tested the hypothesis that the delivered flow rate downstream from the catheter connected to a rapid infusion pump would be significantly lower than the preset flow rate, and this difference would be affected by the catheter size. Materials and methods: Eight units of each type of catheter [two 15 and 20 cm n...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Acute allergic reactions in the emergency department: characteristics and management practices
Conclusion: The incidence of ED visits for acute allergic reaction was high compared with other studies, although the majority of cases were mild. Deviations from published guidelines on the treatment of anaphylaxis are common, with rare use of epinephrine and heavy reliance on H1-antihistamines both in the ED and at discharge. This did not seem to result in any measurable impact on mortality. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Does offering pricing information to resident physicians in the emergency department potentially reduce laboratory and radiology costs?
Objectives: The aim of this study was to establish whether price list information could reduce laboratory and radiological examination costs in emergency departments (EDs). Materials and methods: A prospective survey of adult (>16 years old) admissions was conducted at the ED of a university hospital in Belgium. Nine resident emergency physicians were followed for a span of 6 months, which was divided into 2-month periods: control (October and November 2011), intervention (December 2011 to January 2012), and washout (February and March 2012). Laboratory and radiological costs for each of the daily admissions were calculate...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Decreased general condition in the emergency department: high in-hospital mortality and a broad range of discharge diagnoses
Background: Decreased general condition (DGC) is a frequent presenting complaint within the Adaptive Triage Process. DGC describes a nonspecific decline in health and well-being, and it is common among elderly patients in the emergency department (ED). Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the in-hospital mortality among patients presenting with DGC with that among patients in the corresponding triage category presenting with other complaints to an ED. The secondary aim was to describe the discharge diagnoses of patients presenting with DGC. Methods: All patients admitted to Södersjukhuset from the ED in 2008 were inc...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Targets and the emergency medical system – intended and unintended consequences
Objective: There is interest in health service reform and efficiencies; health service providers collect statistics, set targets and compare institutions. In January 2009, in Ireland, a national waiting time target of 6 h was set from registration in the emergency department (ED) to admission or discharge. The aim of this study was to assess the consequences of the introduction of this target on our institution and the Acute Medical Admission Unit. Methods: All emergency medical admissions were tracked over 7 years and in-hospital mortality, length of stay and ED ‘wait’ numbers and times were summarized. Results: There...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Quality of work life, burnout, and stress in emergency department physicians: a qualitative review
A 2006 literature review reported that emergency department (ED) physicians showed elevated burnout levels and highlighted several environment and personal issues contributing toward burnout. Research on burnout in EDs is limited. We propose an updated qualitative review on the relationships between work stress, burnout, and quality of work life in ED physicians. We searched MEDLINE, PsycInfo, and Science Direct for studies published since 2005. Of 491 papers, 10 papers were retained, using validated measures and having a minimum of 75 participants. Data extraction was performed manually by the first author and was reviewe...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - June 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Rhythm recognition is accountable for the majority of hands-off time during cardiopulmonary resuscitation – a simulation study: Erratum
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Erratum Source Type: research

Disaster medicine through Google Glass
Nontechnical skills can make a difference in the management of disasters and mass casualty incidents and any tool helping providers in action might improve their ability to respond to such events. Google Glass, released by Google as a new personal communication device, could play a role in this field. We recently tested Google Glass during a full-scale exercise to perform visually guided augmented-reality Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment triage using a custom-made application and to identify casualties and collect georeferenced notes, photos, and videos to be incorporated into the debriefing. Despite some limitations (bat...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Trauma in the elderly in Trinidad and Tobago: a cross-sectional study
This study compared injuries in older patients with those in younger adults in a Third World setting. This was a prospective observational study of trauma admissions to a tertiary hospital in Trinidad, comparing injury characteristics and patient outcomes in older versus younger adults. Falls were the most common mechanism of injury in the elderly, accounting for 71% of injuries. Older patients who fell sustained fractures more often and were most likely to injure the limbs and head. Elderly patients were more likely to be admitted to hospital. Trauma in the elderly in Trinidad is similar to that in the developed world. Pu...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Can today’s house officers teach effectively? An assessment in undergraduate emergency training
Conclusion: From a learner’s perspective, the quality of teaching provided by HOs was rated at least similar and mostly better overall than that provided by faculty. These findings contradict results from previous studies on the quality of HO teaching and therefore warrant further assessment. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Treatment of mallet fingers in Dutch hospitals: a nationwide survey of practice
Conclusion: There is a general consensus on the treatment of uncomplicated mallet fingers. The follow-up treatment of uncomplicated lesions as well as the treatment of complicated mallet fingers should be fields of future research. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

The effect of regional trauma networks on paediatric trauma care in an integrated adult service
Conclusion: The implementation of a regional trauma network has led to a rise in paediatric trauma cases. Paediatric trauma patients tend to be less severely injured, but the proportion undergoing CT scanning has remained the same, and these scans are more likely to be normal. A more rational approach for imaging of paediatric trauma patients is required to reduce the potentially harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and criteria for implementing trauma calls in children should be reconsidered. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Factors influencing ambulance nurses’ adherence to a national protocol ambulance care: an implementation study in the Netherlands
Conclusion: Ambulance nurses’ self-reported adherence to the NPAC seems high. To improve adherence, protocol characteristics (complexity, the degree of support for diagnosis and treatment, the relationship of the protocol with patient outcomes) and social influences (expectance of colleagues to work with the national protocol) should be addressed. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Cognitive support for a better handoff: does it improve the quality of medical communication at shift change in an emergency department?
Conclusion: The present study showed how in-depth observations and analyses of real work processes can be used to better support the quality of patient care. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Can emergency medicine practitioners predict disposition of psychiatric patients based on a brief medical evaluation?
Conclusion: EMPs did not reliably predict psychiatric disposition decisions based on clinical ‘gestalt’. Future research will focus on clinical guidelines to help EMPs better independently assess need for emergency psychiatric services. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Hyperglycemia in emergency patients – prevalence and consequences: results of the GLUCEMERGE analysis
Conclusion: ED hyperglycemia was found to be a strong predictor of in-hospital outcome, whereas responding ED management was inadequate. Further prospective studies are needed to determine whether systematic ED hyperglycemia management could improve outcomes. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Predictors of intensive care unit transfer or death in emergency department patients with suspected infection
Conclusion: Readily available clinical and laboratory variables at arrival in the ED can support identification of late deterioration leading to ICU transfer or death within 48 h of admission. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Are admission systolic blood pressures predictive of outcomes in patients with spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage after aggressive blood pressure management?
Objective: High blood pressure (HBP) is observed frequently in patients with spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage (SICH). Although HBP at admission has been associated with poor outcomes, most studies from which such conclusions were derived had been carried out decades earlier, when aggressive BP management was not implemented. In our institution, SICH patients showing HBP undergo aggressive BP management by intravenous nicardipine with target systolic BP (SBP) less than 140 mmHg. We investigated whether responsiveness to intravenous nicardipine, haematoma expansion rate and activity of daily living 90 days after admissi...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Role of masked coronary heart disease in patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation and troponin elevations
Conclusion: In patients with AF and cTnI elevations, tailored care inclusive of echocardiography and stress testing succeeded in recognizing and treating masked ‘critical’ coronary heart disease, avoiding adverse events. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

The epidemiology and management of recent-onset atrial fibrillation and flutter presenting to the Emergency Department
Conclusion: The epidemiology of recent-onset AF in this series is comparable with previous publications. Rhythm control was only attempted in approximately half of all eligible patients. There was no single-favoured management strategy. Our results mirror the literature in emphasizing the variation in management and the lack of robust evidence guiding the management of recent-onset AF and flutter. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

β-Blockers versus calcium channel blockers for acute rate control of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response: a systematic review
This is a systematic review of the literature to compare the efficacy of calcium channel blockers to β-blockers for acute rate control of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response in the emergency department setting. PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Registry were searched. Relative risk (95% confidence interval) was calculated between drugs and methodological quality of included studies was evaluated. Of the 1003 studies yielded by our initial search, two met inclusion criteria and provided sufficient data. These were randomized double-blinded studies (n=92) comparing intravenous diltiazem with intravenous metop...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

The changing face of emergency medicine
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - May 6, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Difference between how ambulance service personnel use paper and electronic patient care records when attending older people at home
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Lung ultrasound in prehospital acute cardiac pulmonary edema: a new practical tool for CPAP assessment?
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

A new simple bilateral eye irrigation technique
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Fascia iliaca compartment block for hip dislocation
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Red cell discards in a large UK emergency department
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

The litigation cost of negligent scaphoid fracture management
The aims of the study were to quantify the litigation cost of scaphoid mismanagement, identify the main reasons why patients sought compensation and hence provide suggestions for reducing litigation. Data were obtained from the National Health Service Litigation Authority. All orthopaedic-related litigation between 1995 and 2010 in the UK was reviewed. Litigation specifically against mismanagement of scaphoid fractures were identified and grouped according to the plaintiff’s complaint. Exclusions were all unsettled claims. There were 85 closed cases of scaphoid fracture mismanagement over 15 years. Reasons for litigation...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Research in prehospital emergency medicine: comparison by geographic origin of publications
No abstract available (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

The accuracy of renal point of care ultrasound to detect hydronephrosis in children with a urinary tract infection
The objective of this study was to investigate the accuracy of renal point of care ultrasound (POCUS) for the detection of hydronephrosis in children with a urinary tract infection (UTI). We prospectively included all patients with a final diagnosis of UTI who visited our pediatric emergency department between November 2009 and April 2011. Emergency physicians were encouraged to perform a renal POCUS during these visits, and a follow-up renal ultrasonography was performed by a radiologist who was blinded to the results of POCUS. We calculated the accuracy of POCUS to detect hydronephrosis (renal pelvis enlargement ≥10 ...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Short Reports Source Type: research

Learning profiles for noninvasive transcutaneous Doppler ultrasound
Conclusion: A substantial period of learning needs to be undertaken to achieve proficiency on the use of noninvasive transcutaneous Doppler ultrasound. Cumulative sum analysis is a useful tool for ongoing quality assessment during medical education and training in practical procedures on an individual basis. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Virtual reality and live simulation: a comparison between two simulation tools for assessing mass casualty triage skills
This study tested the hypothesis that virtual reality simulation is equivalent to live simulation for testing naive medical students’ abilities to perform mass casualty triage using the Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) algorithm in a simulated disaster scenario and to detect the improvement in these skills after a teaching session. Methods: Fifty-six students in their last year of medical school were randomized into two groups (A and B). The same scenario, a car accident, was developed identically on the two simulation methodologies: virtual reality and live simulation. On day 1, group A was exposed to the live ...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Results of a simple intervention to improve documentation quality in major trauma
Objectives: Accurate and thorough documentation is an important part of medical care, providing a legally binding historical record of events and means of communication. Trauma is a complex multidisciplinary environment, in which documentation is particularly important, but can be poor as a result. We investigate the effect of introducing a proforma documentation booklet, acting as a physical prompt to ensure full patient assessment, as well as full documentation, on documentation quality. Methods: A case note review of all major trauma patients admitted over 12 months at a district hospital was performed by clinicians wit...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

A retrospective comparison of ketamine dosing regimens for pediatric procedural sedation
Objective: Ketamine is a dissociative agent often used in pediatric emergency departments for procedural sedation. Institutions commonly use either 1.5 mg/kg (k1.5) or 1 mg/kg (k1.0) as intravenous dosing. We sought to determine whether patients receiving k1.0 require more administered doses during sedation than patients receiving k1.5. Furthermore, we examined whether differences existed between k1.0 and k1.5 in the total dosage, total mg/kg, and time to recovery. Patients and methods: A retrospective chart review examining procedural sedations from July 2010 through December 2011 was performed for sedations using k1.0 or...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Prehospital paediatric emergencies in Belgium: an epidemiologic study
Conclusion: Prehospital paediatric emergencies are rarely life-threatening conditions and seldom need advanced medical interventions. However, the outcome of real life-threatening conditions is poor, therefore emphasizing the need for better trained teams. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Helicopter emergency medical services response to equestrian accidents
Conclusion: Equestrian accidents represent a significant proportion of HEMS missions. The majority of patients injured in equestrian accidents do not require HEMS intervention, however, a small proportion have life-threatening injuries, requiring immediate critical intervention. Further research is warranted, particularly regarding HEMS dispatch, to further improve accuracy of tasking to equestrian accidents. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Admission hyperglycaemia is associated with higher mortality in patients with hip fracture
Conclusion: Hyperglycaemia is common in hip-fracture patients. A high aBSL might serve as a prognostic indicator in hip-fracture patients. To our knowledge, this is the first report of hyperglycaemia-associated mortality in less severely traumatised patients, who generally are not admitted to an ICU. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Factors associated with the length of stay of patients discharged from emergency department in France
Objectives: The length of stay in the emergency department (ED) has been proposed as an indicator of performance in many countries. We conducted a survey of length of stay in two large areas in France and tested the hypothesis that patient and ED-related variables may influence it. Patients and methods: During 2007, we examined lengths of stay in ambulatory patients, that is, excluding admitted patients. The following variables were considered: (a) at the patient level, age, sex, the day and month of the visit, and the French clinical classification of emergency patients (CCEP) class; (b) at the ED level, annual ED total n...
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Evaluation of a hospital admission prediction model adding coded chief complaint data using neural network methodology
Conclusion: Neural net methodology application resulted in the derivation and validation of a modestly stronger hospital admission prediction model after the addition of CCC data. (Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine)
Source: European Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 27, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research