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Resources by Topic: Emergency department and urgent care services

National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: Rural Emergency Departments
Highlights the number of visits to emergency departments of rural hospitals from 2007-2010. Includes reasons for visit, diagnoses, age, medications used, and sources of payment.
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Health, United States, 2012: With Special Feature on Emergency Care
Presents an annual overview of national trends in health statistics. Covers health status and determinants, healthcare utilization, access, and expenditures. Includes data on rural areas - see index under "metropolitan/nonmetropolitan data." 2012 edition includes a special section exploring emergency care in the United States.
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Emergency Department Transfers to Acute Care Facilities, 2009
Presents national estimates on emergency department visits in 2009. Discusses emergency department transfers to other acute care hospitals, with information by location of patient residence for urban and rural locations.
Author(s): Dana Kindermann, Ryan Mutter, Jesse Pines
Date: 05/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Infectious Enteritis and Foodborne Illness in the United States, 2010
Provides data on hospital inpatient stays and treat-and-release emergency department (ED) visits for infectious enteritis and foodborne noninfectious gastroenteritis and diarrhea. Includes data by location of patient's residence for urban and rural areas.
Author(s): Jennifer Lucado, Shamis Mohamoud, Lan Zhao, Anne Elixhauser
Date: 03/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Inpatient Stays for Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Influenza, 2008-2009
Compares emergency department visits and hospitalizations for influenza in a typical year, 2008, with 2009's H1N1 pandemic. Includes data by location of the patient's residence, for urban and rural areas.
Author(s): Lori Uscher-Pines, Anne Elixhauser
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Rural Acute Myocardial Infarction Survey (RAMIS)
Discusses an online survey that polled Critical Access Hospitals in Nebraska regarding delay factors in rural hospitals and treatment for patients with acute myocardial infarction.
Author(s): Nikiah Nudell, Don Rice, John Gale, Gary Wingrove, Tom Bouthillet
Citation: International Paramedic Practice, 2(1)
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
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Emergency Department Visits for Dental-Related Conditions, 2009
Presents nationwide rural and urban data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) on emergency department visits for treatment of dental-related conditions in 2009.
Author(s): Krystle Seu, Kendall K. Hall, Ernest Moy
Date: 11/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions for Kidney Stone Disease, 2009
Provides information on emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admissions related to kidney stone disease. Table 3 includes data on rural ED visits for kidney stones.
Author(s): Gregory Foster, Carol Stocks, Michael S. Borofsky
Date: 07/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Inpatient Stays for Bicycle-Related Injuries, 2009
Provides data on bicycle injuries resulting in emergency department visits and hospital stays. Includes information by location of patient residence for urban and rural locations.
Author(s): Elizabeth Stranges, Lori Uscher-Pines, Carol Stocks
Date: 06/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Hospital Visits in the U.S. for Firearm-Related Injuries, 2009
Provides data on hospital visits for firearm-related injuries in 2009, with information related to assault, intentional self-injury, and unintentional injury. Table 2 includes data by location of patient residence, for urban and rural areas.
Author(s): Alison Evans Cuellar, Elizabeth Stranges, Carol Stocks
Date: 06/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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