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BMC Emergency Medicine

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Optimizing triage and hospitalization in adult general medical emergency patients: the triage project

  • Philipp Schuetz1Email author,
  • Pierre Hausfater11,
  • Devendra Amin10,
  • Sebastian Haubitz1,
  • Lukas Fässler1, 8,
  • Eva Grolimund1,
  • Alexander Kutz1,
  • Ursula Schild1,
  • Zeljka Caldara1,
  • Katharina Regez1,
  • Andriy Zhydkov1,
  • Timo Kahles4,
  • Krassen Nedeltchev4,
  • Stefanie von Felten6,
  • Sabina De Geest7,
  • Antoinette Conca3,
  • Petra Schäfer-Keller3,
  • Andreas Huber5,
  • Mario Bargetzi9,
  • Ulrich Buergi2,
  • Gabrielle Sauvin11,
  • Pasqualina Perrig-Chiello8,
  • Barbara Reutlinger3 and
  • Beat Mueller1
BMC Emergency Medicine201313:12

Received: 1 February 2013

Accepted: 26 June 2013

Published: 4 July 2013

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3 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Philipp Schuetz
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26 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
4 Jul 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-227X-13-12

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Authors’ Affiliations

University Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau
Emergency Department, Kantonsspital Aarau
Department of Clinical Nursing Science, Kantonsspital Aarau
Department for Neurology, Kantonsspital Aarau
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau
Clinical Trial Unit (CTU), University Hospital of Basel
Institute of Nursing Science, University Basel
Department of Psychology, University of Berne
Department of Hematology, Kantonsspital Aarau
Morton Plant Hospital
Emergency Department, Hôpital Pitié-Salpétriêre