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Patient motives behind low-acuity visits to the emergency department in Germany: a qualitative study comparing urban and rural sites

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  • Martina Schmiedhofer Division of Emergency Medicine, Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK) and Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Möckel Division of Emergency Medicine, Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK) and Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anna Slagman Division of Emergency Medicine, Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK) and Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johann Frick Division of Emergency Medicine, Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK) and Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephan Ruhla Division of Emergency Medicine, Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK) and Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Julia Searle Division of Emergency Medicine, Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK) and Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Martina Schmiedhofer; martina.schmiedhofer{at}charite.de
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Schmiedhofer M, Möckel M, Slagman A, et al
Patient motives behind low-acuity visits to the emergency department in Germany: a qualitative study comparing urban and rural sites

Publication history

  • Received July 11, 2016
  • Revised October 3, 2016
  • Accepted October 19, 2016
  • First published November 16, 2016.
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November 16, 2016

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