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Exploring the characteristics, acuity and management of adult ED patients at night-time
  1. Rebecca Simpson,
  2. Susan Croft,
  3. Colin O’Keeffe,
  4. Richard Jacques,
  5. Tony Stone,
  6. Nisar Ahmed,
  7. Suzanne M Mason
  1. School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rebecca Simpson, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK; r.simpson{at}sheffield.ac.uk

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  • Contributors SMM, CO’K and RJ conceived the study. NA performed the background searches. Data linkage was performed by TS and statistical analysis of results by RS and RJ. Interpretation of data was performed by RS, SMM, SC, CO’K and RJ. RS and SC drafted the initial manuscript and all authors contributed to its revision.

  • Funding The research was funded by the NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber, www.clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk

  • Disclaimer The views expressed are those of the author(s), and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

  • Competing interests The authors report grants from NIHR, inside and outside the submitted work.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval was obtained from the National Health Service Health Research Authority: South West Exeter (14/SW/1014).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data may be obtained from a third party and are not publicly available.

  • Author note The Out of Hours Effect. Exploring patterns of ED attendance and admission during weekdays, weekends and night-time. HSRUK Conference 2018. An overnight effect rather than a weekend effect? Exploring patterns of ED attendances during weekdays, weekends and night-time. EUSEM 2018.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors SMM, CO’K and RJ conceived the study. NA performed the background searches. Data linkage was performed by TS and statistical analysis of results by RS and RJ. Interpretation of data was performed by RS, SMM, SC, CO’K and RJ. RS and SC drafted the initial manuscript and all authors contributed to its revision.

  • Funding The research was funded by the NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber, www.clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk

  • Disclaimer The views expressed are those of the author(s), and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

  • Competing interests The authors report grants from NIHR, inside and outside the submitted work.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval was obtained from the National Health Service Health Research Authority: South West Exeter (14/SW/1014).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data may be obtained from a third party and are not publicly available.

  • Author note The Out of Hours Effect. Exploring patterns of ED attendance and admission during weekdays, weekends and night-time. HSRUK Conference 2018. An overnight effect rather than a weekend effect? Exploring patterns of ED attendances during weekdays, weekends and night-time. EUSEM 2018.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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