Table 2

Participating wards
Intervention group Control group
Cardiology Haematology
Ear Nose Throat surgery Internal medicine - gastro intestinal diseases
Gastro-intestinal surgery Internal medicine – renal diseases
Gynaecology and urology Neurology
Internal medicine – infectious diseases and endocrinology Neurosurgery and brain surgery
Lung diseases Liver and kidney transplant and vascular surgery
Medical oncology and geriatrics Orthopaedics
Plastic surgery and dermatology
Medical Oncology - palliative care
Trauma surgery
Thorax surgery

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Witkamp et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:115   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-115

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