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Nordic Youth Research Symposium (NYRIS) 14

Aarhus, Denmark,

The lives of young people are still fundamentally precarious. Unemployment rates are still high; mental health problems among young people are still endemic and new forms of marginalization and social exclusion continue to be generated. 

Unnecessary Emergency Medical Services Transport Associated with Alcohol Intoxication

Citation
Van Dillen C, Hyu Kim S. (2018) J Int Med Res. Jan;46(1):33-43. doi: 10.1177/0300060517718116. Epub 2017 Jun 27.
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Abstract

Objective

This study investigated medically unnecessary emergency medical services (EMS) transportation by comparing non-intoxicated versus intoxicated patients who did not receive emergency department (ED) treatment but utilized EMS transport.