The question of this review is: what is the association between emergency department length of stay and patient outcomes?
More specifically, what is the association between the length of time a patient spends in the emergency department and outcomes, including, but not limited to: mortality, omitted episodes of care (e.g. non-administration of prescribed medication), adverse events, time to treatment (e.g. time to analgesia or time to operating theater), inpatient length of stay, leave without being seen rate and patient satisfaction?
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2018|
- Emergency department
- Patient outcomes
- Quality of care
- Length of stay