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Emergency rooms differ in the detail
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  1. I Sammy
  1. Department of Clinical Surgical Science, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago; psam@tstt.net.tt

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    I read with interest the article by Schull.1 I have recently moved to Trinidad and find that the problems in A&E are the same as the UK: overcrowding, waiting times, lack of facilities of trained staff. Each of these problems differ in detail.

    Overcrowding and waiting times are less severe in Trinidad than the UK. In my department (a paediatric facility seeing 40,000 patients …

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