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Elderly patients in a general surgical unit
 — do they block beds?
Author(s)David Gwyn Seymour, Robert Pringle
Journal titleBritish Medical Journal, vol 284, no 6333, 26 June 1982
Pagespp 1921-1923
KeywordsMedical wards ; Misplacement ; Social surveys.
AnnotationOnly one patient in ten became a 'bed-blocker' in a survey of patients aged 65 and over in a general surgical unit.
Accession NumberCPA-930602108
ClassmarkLD4: QKM: 3F *

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