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Small rural emergency departments are not simply cut-down large urban emergency departments
journal contributionposted on 2009-12-01, 00:00 authored by Tim BakerTim Baker
It is important to understand how small rural emergency departments work. They are a significant fraction of a state’s medical system. Although they each see only a few thousand patients a year, as a group they are likely to treat more emergency patients than the largest city hospital. It is a myth that they only deal with minor ailments.