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11/26/2019

When waiting feels immoral: Fairness in the emergency department calls for empathy from all of us

External Link - Source: STAT

The specialty of emergency medicine is firmly grounded in social justice and providing access to expert care to everyone who comes in. That means treating anyone, with any condition, at any time. And yet, embedded into emergency department operations is a system that might be perceived as unjust: the concept of triage.

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