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Correction to: Validation of the modified Skåne emergency department assessment of patient load (mSEAL) model for emergency department crowding and comparison with international models; an observational study

The Original Article was published on 22 February 2021

BMC Emerg Med 21, 21 (2021)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00414-6

It was highlighted that in the original article [1] the Ethics approval and consent to participate section was incorrect. This Correction article shows the incorrect and correct Ethics approval and consent to participate section. The original article has been updated.

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Ethics approval and consent to participate.

The study was approved by the regional ethics committé at Linköping University and Karolinska institutet.

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Ethics approval and consent to participate.

The part of the study pertaining to the Linköping University Hospital and Motala Community Hospital was approved by the regional ethics committee at the county of Östergötland. The data from the Karolinska Hospital in Huddinge and Solna was part of a quality improvement initiative only including anonymised data, and as such is exempt from ethical approval in Sweden.

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    Wretborn, et al. Validation of the modified Skåne emergency department assessment of patient load (mSEAL) model for emergency department crowding and comparison with international models; an observational study. BMC Emerg Med. 2021;21:21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00414-6.

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Wretborn, J., Starkenberg, H., Ruge, T. et al. Correction to: Validation of the modified Skåne emergency department assessment of patient load (mSEAL) model for emergency department crowding and comparison with international models; an observational study. BMC Emerg Med 21, 49 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00448-w

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