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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Skyers, N. A.; Holder-Nevins, Desmalee
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Accident and Emergency Misuse? Bustamante Hospital for Children [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
54 Suppl. 2
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Page(s)
50
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To identify factors that influence caregivers to access Emergency Department (ED) services at Bustamante Hospital for Children for non urgent cases were interviewed using a structured questionnaire. Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) constructs were included to determine the influence of attitude and subjective norms on caregiver intention, which is the major predictor of behaviour. In-depth interviews were conducted with care providers from the ED and the Paediatric Primary Care Facility.....
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