Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 584

Full Length Research Paper

Assessing predictive factors of the patient’s length of stay in the emergency room of Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon

Bruno Ela Ondo
  • Bruno Ela Ondo
  • Université des Montagnes, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Bangangté, Cameroon.
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Pierre Joseph Fouda
  • Pierre Joseph Fouda
  • University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé Central Hospital, department of Urology, Cameroon.
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James Katzenstein
  • James Katzenstein
  • California State University at Dominguez Hills, School of Business Administration, United States.
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Ernest Tambo
  • Ernest Tambo
  • Université des Montagnes, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Bangangté, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 21 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 03 July 2020
  •  Published: 31 August 2020

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