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Emergency department nurses are faced with an overwhelming number of patients each day. The average number of emergency department visits is increasing by 3.5% per year. Numerous studies have been conducted to improve the patient throughput process, which has impact on patient flow. A disruption of the process can cause a backlog of patients and create a hardship for both patients and staff.
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Name: Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association
The goal of this project was to decrease handoff delays from the emergency department (ED) as measured by ready to move (RTM)-to-occupied time.
The objective of the study is to assess how well the emergency department (ED) personnel succeed in instructing the patient at discharge.
Medical errors threaten patient safety, especially in the pediatric emergency department (ED) where overcrowding, multiple handoffs, and workflow interruptions are common. Errors related to process va...
Emergency department (ED) crowding is common and associated with increased costs and negative patient outcomes. The aim of this study was to conduct an in-depth analysis to identify the root causes of...
The question of this review is: what is the association between emergency department length of stay and patient outcomes?More specifically, what is the association between the length of time a patient...
This is an observational study examining the workflow dynamics and training requirements that support effective use of subcutaneous hydration delivery (a newly FDA approved Baxter product)...
The aim of the present study is to prevent or delay the initiation of alcohol use among young adolescents being seen in a pediatric emergency department, by enhancing parental monitoring a...
Randomized controlled trial of influenza vaccination versus referral for vaccination in the Emergency department. Is the Emergency Department an effective venue for vaccination for influen...
The purpose of this study is to compare the rate of non-urgent emergency department use between three groups of patients: those who were referred to the emergency department by Telehealth ...
Background The emergency department is a chaotic place with high levels of noise and light 24 hours a day. Patients are often boarded overnight while they await tests or consultations sche...
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with improving and maintaining farm income and developing and expanding markets for agricultural products. Through inspection and grading services it safeguards and insures standards of quality in food supply and production.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the urologic patient.
Hospital department responsible for the flow of patients and the processing of admissions, discharges, transfers, and also most procedures to be carried out in the event of a patient's death.