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A simple tool to predict admission at the time of triage
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    Re: A simple tool to predict admission at the time of triage. More ammunition in the fight against blaming patients.
    • Luke A Evans, Surgeon
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      • Jane Evans, Visesh Sankaran

    We congratulate the authors on this excellent piece of work and are particularly pleased to see method of arrival in their tool as a predictor of admission. In a similar piece of work to predict surgical admissions in our institution we found the same effect (1). At a time when it seems to be politically expedient to scapegoat patients for the overcrowding in our departments and lack of available beds on the wards it is...

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