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Emergency and acute medical admissions: insights from US and UK visits by a Melbourne tertiary health service
Harvey H Newnham, Pieter De Villiers Smit, Martin J Keogh, Andrew M Stripp and Peter A Cameron
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 101-103.
Harvey H Newnham, MB BS, FRACP, PhD, Clinical Program Director, Emergency and Acute Medicine1
Pieter De Villiers Smit, MB, ChB, FACEM, Director, Emergency and Trauma Centre2
Martin J Keogh, GradDipCritCareNsg, GradDipManagement, Clinical Services Director, Emergency and Acute Medicine2
Andrew M Stripp, BBehavSc(Hons), MSc(ClinPsych), Chief Operating Officer2
Peter A Cameron, MB BS, MD, FACEM, Academic Director Emergency and Trauma Centre2
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Cameron PA, Cooke MW. Lessons from the 4-hour standard in England for Australia [editorial]. Med J Aust 2011; 194: 4-5.
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