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Harms of targets
  1. J N Rawlinson
  1. Mr J N Rawlinson, Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK; nigel.rawlinson{at}

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Emergency medicine as a specialty has had to embrace performance targets. Three years on, we feel a new pressure. “Two hour care” beckons. I think also that we are now seeing the harms of “target driven care”, as I have recently written in …

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