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More than 5.5 million patients present to emergency departments in the United States annually for potential acute coronary syndrome (ACS); however, diagnosing ACS remains a challenge in emergency departments. Our aim was to describe the quality of symptoms (chest discomfort/description of pain, location/radiation, and overall symptom distress) reported by women and men ruled-in and ruled-out for ACS in emergency departments.
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Name: Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association
To assess treatment outcomes associated with an obstetric hypertensive emergency quality improvement intervention instituted in a tertiary care women's emergency department.
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We assessed the quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) score as a predictor of in-hospital mortality or prolonged ICU stay in Emergency Department (ED) patients with suspected infection.
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Randomized controlled trial of 2 strategies to provide adults with the Tdap vaccine to patients presenting to the emergency department. Rates of vaccination as well as effects on departmen...
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
A way of providing emergency medical care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise in EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
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.
Services for reporting EMERGENCIES to the police department.
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Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...