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Which improvements could prevent the departure of the left-without-being-seen patients?
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    Left-without-being-seen patients and nurse counselling
    • Benoit Bailey, Medical chief
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      • Michael Arsenault, Arielle Levy, Jocelyn Gravel

    Left-without-being-seen patients and nurse counselling

    It is with great interest that we acknowledge the recent publication concerning improvements that could prevent departures of patients that left-without-being seen (LWBS) (1). Children who LWBS are an important concern in our emergency department (ED) and we have previously reported a proportion of LWBS of 17% during the year 2008 (2). With the implementatio...

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