Study: GI-Related ED Diagnoses Charges Totaled $28B in 2007
Through their study they found that GI illnesses make up 12 percent of all ED diagnoses, or 15 million of 122 million total ED visits. The leading GI diagnoses in 2007 were abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting and functional digestive disorders. Total ED charges for GI diagnoses were $27.9 billion.
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