Primary funding for this research was provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01 DA017059, FLA). The authors also acknowledge career development funding from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (T32 AI007517 for JPM), the National Institute of Mental Health (T32 MH020031 for JPM), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (K24 DA017072 for FLA and K23 DA033858 for JPM), and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (Distinguished Investigator Award for GLL). The authors have no further disclosures or conflicts of interest to report.
Original Research Contribution
Frequent Emergency Department Use Among Released Prisoners With Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Characterization Including a Novel Multimorbidity Index
Article first published online: 13 JAN 2013
© 2013 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 20, Issue 1, pages 79–88, January 2013
How to Cite
Meyer, J. P., Qiu, J., Chen, N. E., Larkin, G. L., Altice, F. L. (2013), Frequent Emergency Department Use Among Released Prisoners With Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Characterization Including a Novel Multimorbidity Index. Academic Emergency Medicine, 20: 79–88. doi: 10.1111/acem.12054
- Issue published online: 13 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 13 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 28 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 19 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Received: 7 JUN 2012
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