oa South African Family Practice - Conflicts in casualty : letter to the editor



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2006:48(6) Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor Conflicts in Casualty Emergency care doctors face numerous hurdles preventing them from achieving optimal patient care. We are often reliant on the "on-call" doctor to admit or provide a second opinion and this process can become cumbersome and many a time, creates conflict between the Emergency care doctor and the relevant "on-call". Some hospitals in South Africa, particular the smaller institutions have their casualty doctors admit patient's directly to the wards, whereas the bigger institutions have different options ranging from Emergency admission wards to having to call the ..


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