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All-cause mortality and suicide within 8 days after emergency department discharge.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian journal of public health
Publication Date
Volume
41
Issue
8
Pages
832–838
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1403494813499460
PMID: 23907733
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Death within 8 days after discharge home from the ED is a rare event. Death of patients that occur shortly after discharge who had received a non-causative diagnosis as the main diagnosis may indicate a misjudgement of the patients' condition at that time.

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