Emergency Admissions Unit

Emergency Admissions Unit

A short-stay ward in the UK which enables staff to assess patients admitted as an emergency before deciding—based on tests or imaging—whether to discharge them or transfer them to an appropriate ward in hospital for further treatment. EAUs are staffed by a dedicated doctor of the day and a team of medical staff based on the unit, as well as registered nurses, health care assistants, and various other hospital staff. EAUs have dedicated support from pharmacy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy staff.
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What began two weeks ago today, as a sunny afternoon with friends celebrating the life of a beautiful 23-year-old girl who died far too young, finished with me sitting in the emergency admissions unit of hospital.
When the widow was admitted to hospital with a suspected chest infection her allergy was clearly marked on notes from Accident and Emergency, a letter from her nursing home, ambulance notes, her Emergency Admissions Unit (EAU) form, her prescription chart, her doctor's notes and a bright red allergy band she was wearing.
But I know I was quite lucky as the consultant in the emergency admissions unit on that first day was a gastroenterologist - some people can think they have IBS for years before being given the correct diagnosis.
An emergency admissions unit and a major injuries department opened to patients in November last year, following the completion of the second stage of the work.
Mrs Silver, who worked as a sister in the Emergency Admissions Unit at Walsgrave Hospital for 18 years, recorded Silver Threads, a collection of Irish folk songs, at Famous Music Studios, in Bromsgrove, where she arranged her debut, Sound of Silver.
I WOULD like to thank everyone who looked after me following my recent emergency hospital admission - the ambulance crew, the medical emergency admissions unit at Llandough Hospital, Ward B5 at UHW and Ward West 2 in Llandough.
Ken joined NHS 24 almost three years ago after a varied career which included working in an emergency admissions unit He said: 'Anyone thinking it may seem like a call-centre environment would be very wrong.
This is due to a number of developments currently underway on the site to improve services to patients,including building a new renal and diabetic unit and an emergency admissions unit.
A new emergency admissions unit opened in June to replace the medical admissions unit would relieve capacity problems in A&E and help to cut waiting times, it said.
Last year we also put about pounds 1m into the Royal for 20 extra beds at their emergency admissions unit to try and ease the pressure.
30am on June 16, 2003, in the emergency admissions unit at Walsgrave Hospital, Dr Boye died from a grave medical condition which was not treated as it might have been.
Peter Welsh, spokesman for Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, said: "The pressures on the emergency admissions unit at the University Hospital of Wales are more or less continuous at the moment and staff are working extremely hard to cope with demand.

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