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Abstracts for APEM session, Wednesday 16 September 13.45–15.15, Read Lecture Theatre
Novel working practices in the sequential opening of a short-stay paediatric unit
  1. C. Bernstein
  1. Salford Royal Foundation

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    To assess the impact of the sequential opening of a short-stay paediatric unit (SSPU) which incorporates both emergency department (ED) and observation services on patient flows, observation and admission rates.


    Retrospective collection of data was conducted from the attendance register and emergency department audit tool. This was complemented by a review of attendance notes. We compared the pre-existing mixed ED …

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