A recent study investigated COVID-19's impact on hospital visits. Patient volume plummeted - disproportionately affecting populations that already struggle with systemic inequities in healthcare.
The emergency department observation unit (EDOU) is a specialized unit designed for efficient, ongoing medical treatment, assessment, and reassessment of patients before the decision can be made to di
Every year in the United States, approximately 500,000 patients request to be discharged against medical advice. This can lead to poor outcomes for the patient, ethical turmoil for the physician, and