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Joint Position Statement on emergency department overcrowding

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 May 2015

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Emergency department (ED) overcrowding is a national problem and has become a chronic state in many departments. Overcrowding can be defined as “a situation in which demand for service exceeds the ability to provide care within a reasonable time, causing physicians and nurses to be unable to provide quality care.”

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Copyright © Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2001
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