June 2012, Volume 62, Issue 6

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Editorial

Overcrowded emergency departments: A problem looking for solution

Amber Mehmood  , Badar Afzal Khan  , Munawar Khursheed

Emergency Department (ED) is the gateway of our health system. In the absence of an effective primary health care in Pakistan, emergency rooms may be the first point of contact for many patients with acute illnesses or complications of chronic health problems.1

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