Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access by Emergency Department
Technicians is a Safe and Effective Strategy for Avoiding Unnecessary Central Venous Catheters (#151) Presenter: Duran-Gehring, P.
In most emergency departments
, walk-in patients are evaluated by a triage nurse and then go through a registration process before being taken to a treatment bed.
Address for correspondence: Stewart Chan, Accident and Emergency Department
, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30-32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin NT, Hong Kong; fax: 852-2337-3226; email: saukau@netvigator.
Approximately 30% of emergency department
workers without SARS-CoV infection in this study had clinical symptoms and signs similar to those of SARS during this epidemic.
An understanding of the entire emergency department
and its relationship with other departments.
Bethesda North Hospital Emergency Department
Losses averaged $80 for every patient who received care in these emergency departments
, according the CMA.
We recommend that hospitals take the following building preparation and engineering steps to prepare for an emerging infectious disease: 1) complete an assessment of their current facilities and capabilities; 2) ensure that current blueprints of the facility's ventilation system are always accessible to facilitate expedient changes; 3) work with all relevant departments, including the proposed wards, ICU, and emergency department
, to develop a strategy that allows for the rapid construction or conversion of the maximum number of private, negative-pressure rooms; and 4) identify in advance a timeline and areas of responsibility for constructing the maximum number of private rooms.
The emergency department
has the same quality variables as any other outpatient setting.
This has included several existing customers who have contracted to expand their deployment of their automatic tracking system from their emergency department
to include their surgical services suites.
According to Weinstock, emergency department
care -- which is just one aspect of the system of care that must be in place to treat ill and injured patients -- has seen dramatic advances since emergency medicine was formally recognized as a specialty in 1979.
Hospital employees, physicians, and other licensed emergency department
personel must report a suspect violation within one week of its occurrence.