A computer simulation of patient flow in a public psychiatric emergency service.


Journal Article

A simulation model of the walk-in emergency psychiatric service of a large metropolitan public hospital has been developed using Dynamo simulation language on an IBM-PC microcomputer. The model reveals the basis of equilibrium in the system, despite the rising demand for service.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Johnson, CA; Adams, M; Norman, M; Kazetsky, L

Published Date

  • 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 52 - 59

PubMed ID

  • 10287219

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10287219

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0092-8623


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States