US emergency departments (EDs) are overcrowded & overwhelmed - especially in Vermont. An estimated 37% of all ED visits are for non-urgent complaints. Factors associated with frequent ED use for non-urgent complaints include overestimation of disease severity and lack of understanding of services provided.
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911, PCP, Emergency Department, Vermont
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