"To be clear - these are not figures which measure how quickly a person is seen when they arrive at an emergency department
, or about when treatment begins.
"This study provides evidence of existing disparities in treatment that raise concern for differential care for children presenting to emergency departments
with mental health emergencies," the authors write.
Under this contract, the expansion and renovation will be multi-phased and the emergency department
will be operating throughout.
The emergency departments
, though, will remain open.
A survey of emergency department
directors from both urban and community based practices reveals that more than 90% emergency departments
report crowding and nearly one third report that overcrowding occurs daily.
Dr Khalid said the provincial government has allocated an amount of Rs 400 million to equip the emergency department
with latest facility which would be completed by June while the orthopaedic department would also be completed at a cost of Rs 500 million till the end of financial year, he informed.
He directed the LGH administration to complete registration process, constitute a committee for training from SHCC to improve patient care, establish complaint cell for patients, improve overall sanitation condition and ensure availability of equipments in emergency department
. He said performance of Child Emergency run by Child Life Foundation, a non-governmental organization, was found satisfactory during the visit.
Canadians use the emergency department
far more than people in other highincome countries.
ISLAMABAD: Citizens on Thursday complained shortage of medical and paramedical staff to handle patients at emergency department
of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).
"This suggests that any negative effects caused by increased journey time to the ED (emergency department
) can be offset by other factors; for example, if other new services are introduced and care becomes more effective than it used to be, or if the care received at the now-nearest hospital is more effective than that provided at the hospital where the ED closed," the authors wrote.
KARACHI -- Fire broke out in Accident and Emergency Department
of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) early morning Friday, forcing doctors and patients to evacuate the emergency; however, no loss of life was reported.