Published: 22 December 2021
Author(s): Hannah Smyth, Sarah Gorey, Hannah O'Keeffe, Joanna Beirne, Shaunna Kelly, Cathal Clifford, Hilary Kerr, Martin Mulroy, Tomás Ahern
Issue: April 2022
Section: Original article

In an era of increasing hospital admissions and a growing older population with multiple co-morbidities [1], the discussion surrounding generalist versus specialist medical acute admissions continues to stimulate debate. Annually, the demand and volume of hospital admissions are increasing with more patients being treated on trolleys [1]. There remains an onus on hospital clinicians to manage existing resources efficiently.

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