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Emergency department overcrowding in the United States: an emerging threat to patient safety and public health
  1. S Trzeciak1,
  2. E P Rivers2
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine and the Section of Critical Care Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Cooper Health System, Camden, USA
  2. 2Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Detroit, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr S Trzeciak, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Section of Critical Care Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Cooper Health System, One Cooper Plaza, 363 Dorrance, Camden, NJ 08103, USA; 
 trzeciak-stephen{at}cooperhealth.edu

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