James Brooke, "Full Hospitals Make Canadians Wait and Look South," The New York Times, January 16, 2000
Until recently, the staff coped by practicing hallway medicine. When all the labor rooms were filled, women with fetal monitors strapped to their swollen bellies were lined up on gurneys in the hallway.
Lynn O'Shaughnessy, "Baby boom pushes a hosptial to limit," Los Angeles Times, September 30, 1990
sicker and quicker