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Effects of hallway/corridor and companions on clinical encounters: a possible explanation

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  • Contributors JMH and KW had equal contribution to writing this commentary.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent This article is a commentary on an article to be published in the EMJ and we have been requested by the editors to provide this.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement This is an editorial / commentary on an article to be published in the EMJ.

  • Author note Jacky Hanson is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Clinical Director of Simulation and Associate Undergraduate Dean at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. She has been involved in developing and delivering training in human factors and simulation based education for 12 years. She was previously Director of CPD, Director of Revalidation and on the simulation group for the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Kirsten is a final year registrar in Emergency Medicine with 10 years of experience in delivering human factors and simulation-based education.

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