Area of admission and short-term care: is it still possible after the COVID pandemic?

Submitted: 16 May 2024
Accepted: 6 June 2024
Published: 11 June 2024
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Dear Editor, Since 2011, the Internal Medical Unit of Ospedale dell’Angelo, Mestre, has been equipped with an area of eight beds which served as a short-stay unit called area di accoglimento e degenza breve (area of admission and short-term care, ADB). All patients coming from the emergency room (99%) passed through the ADB area. Here, doctors and nurses carried out an initial clinical care triage to identify patients with features that made the discharge possible within 72 hours. [...]



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How to Cite

Serafini, F., Vettore, E., & Presotto, F. (2024). Area of admission and short-term care: is it still possible after the COVID pandemic?. Italian Journal of Medicine, 18(2).

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