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Table 3 Reasons for emergency presentations requiring a transfer to another hospital

From: Hospital revisits after paediatric tonsillectomy: a cohort study

  Number of cases (N)
Total transfer 236  
Intensive Care Unit bed not available 2 (0.85%)
General bed not available 13 (5.51%)
Otorhinolaryngologist not available 177 (75.00%)
Previous patient of the destination hospital 17 (7.20%)
Insurance reasons 3 (1.27%)
Patient preference 2 (0.85%)
Other unspecified reason 22 (9.32%)