Emergency care model cuts death rates from chronic lung disease
Erin Dean Freelance health writer
Admitting people with chronic lung disease directly from the emergency department into respiratory specialist care could save lives across the NHS, as one hospital is demonstrating
Death rates from chronic lung disease are being slashed at an emergency care hospital in Northumbria due to an innovative model that sees patients admitted directly into respiratory specialist care from an emergency department (ED).
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