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Repeated use of the emergency department: qualitative study of the patient's perspective
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    Homelessness adds another dimension

    Dear Editor

    I read with interest the paper on repeated use of the emergency department by some patients. Like the authors I carried out a qualitative study looking at use of the emergency department, focusing however on the use made by homeless families for minor illnesses within the UK. To explore the reasons underlying the reason to attend, I interviewed 10 families living in temporary accommodation (mainly...

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