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There are more than 1.3 million emergency department visits and charges of $1 billion annually due to nontraumatic dental conditions in the United States



There are more than 1.3 million emergency department visits and charges of $1 billion annually due to nontraumatic dental conditions in the United States



Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice 15(1): 33-34



Hospital-based emergency department visits involving dental conditions: profile and predictors of poor outcomes and resource utilization. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Lee MK, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. J Am Dent Assoc 2014;145(4):331-7. Christopher Okunseri, BDS, MSc, DDPHRCSE, FFDRCSI PURPOSE/QUESTION: The primary aim was to examine hospital emergency department (ED) charges for dental care-related visits and the effect of patient-related factors, including co-morbid conditions. The secondary aim was to examine the profiles of patients with dental care-related problems who are likely to experience an extreme adverse event such as death in an ED setting. Information not available Cross-sectional design Level 3 STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Not applicable.

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PMID: 25666580

DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2014.12.002


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