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Table 2 Comparison of referrals between specialists

From: Lessons learned from an evaluation of referrals to the emergency department

 PCPUCCTotal
 Number seen by specialistPercent seen by specialistNumber seen by specialistPercent seen by specialistTotal numberp. value
EM or IM79288.10%10711.90%8990.012
Orthopedics17381.20%4018.80%2130.039
Surgery22076.40%6823.60%288<0.001
Urology4981.70%1118.30%600.333
OB/GYN24691.80%228.20%2680.003
ENT8485.70%1414.30%980.947
Cardiology1100.00%00.00%10.686
Plastic Surgery583.30%116.70%60.854
Ophtholmalogy13589.40%1610.60%1510.203
LWBS787.50%112.50%80.899
Total171285.90%28014.10%1992 
  1. Note: EM Emergency Medicine, IM Internal Medicine, OB/GYN Obstetrics, Gynecology, ENT Otolaryngologist, LWBS Left Without Been Seen