Affiliation: University of Lausanne
- Effectiveness of interventions targeting frequent users of emergency departments: a systematic reviewFabrice Althaus
Vulnerable Population Unit, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ann Emerg Med 58:41-52.e42. 2011..Our objective is to perform a systematic review of the type and effectiveness of interventions to reduce the number of ED visits by frequent users...
- Characteristics of highly frequent users of a Swiss academic emergency department: a retrospective consecutive case seriesFabrice Althaus
aVulnerable Population Unit, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne and Lausanne University Hospital CHUV bDepartment of Community Medicine and Public Health cEmergency Service dTechnology Assessment Unit UET eAlcohol Treatment Centre, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV fAddiction Switzerland gInstitute of Health Economics and Management IEMS, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Eur J Emerg Med 20:413-9. 2013..The aim of this study was to describe the demographic, social and medical characteristics, and healthcare use of highly frequent users of a university hospital emergency department (ED) in Switzerland...
- Characterizing the vulnerability of frequent emergency department users by applying a conceptual framework: a controlled, cross-sectional studyPatrick Bodenmann
Vulnerable Populations Center, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne and Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, CH 1015, Switzerland
Int J Equity Health 14:146. 2015..This study aimed to characterize frequent ED users and to define risk factors of frequent ED use within a universal health care coverage system, applying a conceptual framework of vulnerability...
- Social and medical vulnerability factors of emergency department frequent users in a universal health insurance systemGilles Bieler
Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Acad Emerg Med 19:63-8. 2012....