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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 10, pp 827–828 | Cite as

Triage Nurse-Ordered Diagnostic Studies – An Evolving Strategy to Reduce Emergency Department Length of Stay?

  • Javed Ismail
  • Jhuma Sankar
Editorial Commentary
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Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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