The Perspective of the Emergency Department

  • L. Zulli
Conference paper


The physician is the responsible and the real “owner” of the essential actions for the recovery of health. He diagnoses and prescribes therapy.

The doctors are only responsible for the patient’s diagnosis and therapy. Thus, they have a particular professional role in taking advantage of resources, using structures, deciding on hospitalizations, defining paths and, finally, determining procedures with their resultant costs. Doctors invoice for services performed and set the revenue of the structure in which they work.


Acute Myocardial Infarction Continuous Quality Improvement Essential Action Heart Failure Management Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Zulli
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Emergenza e AccettazioneUOC Medicina d’Urgenza e di Pronto SoccorsoRomeItaly

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