2022
DOI: 10.1111/inm.12970
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Wait times in an Australian emergency department: A comparison of mental health and non‐mental health patients in a regional emergency department

Abstract: Worldwide, emergency departments in regional and remote areas have a higher per capita mental health presentation rate than their metropolitan counterparts. Evidence suggests that mental health presentations to metropolitan or city emergency departments are exposed to longer waiting times, extended length of stays, and higher rates of access block than non‐mental health presentations. However, there is little research investigating the experiences for mental health and non‐mental health presentations in the em… Show more

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