Emergency department overcrowding and mortality after the introduction of the 4-hour rule in Western Australia

Gary C Geelhoed and Nicholas H de Klerk
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2012.tb04216.x
Published online: 7 May 2012

Typographical error: In “Emergency department overcrowding, mortality and the 4-hour rule in Western Australia” in the 6 February 2012 issue of the Journal (Med J Aust 2012; 196: 122-126), there was a typographical error in Box 1 (page 123). The total number of admissions for 2008–09 was erroneously preceded by the letter “l”. The number of admissions in 2008–09 was 66 652.

  • Gary C Geelhoed1
  • Nicholas H de Klerk2,3

  • 1 Emergency Department, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA.
  • 2 Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, WA.
  • 3 Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.


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