Acute medical units, providing continuity of care may be the next focus

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        • van Galen L.S.
        • et al.
        Acute medical units: the way to go? A literature review.
        Eur J Intern Med. 2017; 59: 24-31

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      • Acute medical units: The way to go? A literature review
        European Journal of Internal MedicineVol. 39
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          Acute healthcare chains in the Netherlands are increasingly under pressure because of rising emergency department (ED) admissions, relative bed shortages and government policy changes. In order to improve acute patient flow and quality of care through hospitals, an acute medical unit (AMU) might be a solution, as demonstrated in the UK. However, limited information is available concerning AMUs in the Netherlands. Therefore, the aims of this study were to
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