Inpatient consultations to an orthopaedic service: the hidden workload.
AffiliationDepartment of Trauma and Orthopaedics, St Vincent's University Hospital, University College Dublin, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org
Aged, 80 and over
Referral and Consultation
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CitationInpatient consultations to an orthopaedic service: the hidden workload. 2011, 180 (4):855-8 Ir J Med Sci
JournalIrish journal of medical science
AbstractInpatient orthopaedic consultations generate a significant workload and the majority of such patients could be seen as outpatients. Clear and explicit guidelines on appropriate referral pathways, as well as enhanced education in the management of musculoskeletal disorders and available services may optimise delivery of patient care in the inpatient setting.
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