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Rising Emergency Admission and Readmission Rates—a Retrospective Study of Demographic and Socio-economic Factors

  • Declan Byrne
  • Richard Conway
  • Seán Cournane
  • Deirdre O’Riordan
  • Bernard Silke
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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Declan Byrne
    • 1
  • Richard Conway
    • 1
  • Seán Cournane
    • 2
  • Deirdre O’Riordan
    • 1
  • Bernard Silke
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine St. James’s HospitalDublin 8Ireland
  2. 2.Medical Physics and Bioengineering DepartmentSt. Vincent’s University HospitalDublin 4Ireland

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