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Table 5 Proportion of patient discharged within 24 h, for patients discharged by the MAU team versus other medical teams

From: Effectiveness of clinical criteria in directing patient flow from the emergency department to a medical assessment unit in Queensland, Australia: a retrospective chart review of hospital administrative data

  Discharged by MAU team Discharged by other teams
MAU Transfer n* Discharged in ≤ 24 hours (%) n Discharged in ≤ 24 hours (%)
No (n = 190) 30 22 (73.3) 160 26 (16.3)
Yes (n = 350) 51 23 (45.1) 299 22 (7.4)
Total (N = 540) 81 45 (55.6) 459 48 (10.5)
  1. *n is the total number of patients in each category