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Am Fam Physician. 2006 Apr 1;73(7):1163.

Family physicians help meet the emergency care needs of rural America.

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Abstract

Ensuring access to emergency care in rural areas remains a challenge. High costs and low patient volumes make 100 percent staffing of rural emergency departments (EDs) by emergency medicine residency-trained physicians (EPs) unlikely. As rurality increases, so does the dependence on family physicians to provide quality emergent care.

PMID:
16623203
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