Stop the Bottleneck: Improving Patient Throughput in the Emergency Department.

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Summary of "Stop the Bottleneck: Improving Patient Throughput in the Emergency Department."

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
ISSN: 1527-2966


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