Emergency overcrowding: an incurable disease?
Critical Care Unit, Hospital del SAS de Jerez, Carretera Cádiz s/n N IV, 11407, Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain
Critical Care 2011, 15:428 doi:10.1186/cc10223
See related review by Forero et al., http://ccforum.com/content/15/2/216Published: 26 May 2011
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The article by Forero and colleagues describes the situation of the emergency department (ED) , highlighting common problems in different countries that have remained unchanged and unresolved for decades . Is there a solution to the collapse of emergency services or is it an incurable disease?