short-stay unit

short-stay unit

A ward or clinic used to manage patients requiring a short stay.
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Crews also will renovate the short-stay unit on the floor above the emergency department and remodel the third floor of the old patient tower.
Databases included Medline, Pubmed, and CINAHL, and the following search terms were used: short-stay unit, observation unit, and 30-day readmission.
The existing Emergency Department will be extended to add extra treatment bays, doubling its current capacity, and a new short-stay unit to improve patient wait times.
Jill Telfer says the branch rejects management's argument that problems in the ED would be solved by placing extra staff in a new short-stay unit.
In an era where flexibility is critical and patient satisfaction is heavily measured and weighed, it was important for Rochester General Hospital to develop a short-stay unit that achieved a high standard for comfort and quality care while providing flexibility for varying levels of acuity and need.
She was originally treated on a short-stay unit - alongside Linda's mum - where staff wrote the wrong contact details on her records.
The unit will provide treatment of children, accident and emergency facilities including a walk-in facility, a 35-bed short-stay unit and also specialist diagnostic equipment.
Patients in risk class I or II should be treated as outpatients, those in risk class 1]I should be treated in an observation or short-stay unit, and those in class IV or V should be treated as inpatients.
However, she has reduced her hours to part-time, working as nurse co-ordinator in the short-stay unit three days one week; four the next.
Cardiologists and emergency medicine physicians from the US discuss the epidemiology and demography of coronary artery disease, the financial impact of acute coronary syndromes, the need for chest pain units, pathophysiology, presentation in the emergency department, risk stratification, cardiac markers, disposition, short-stay unit requirements, medical therapy, and provocative testing, along with examples of discharge instructions, protocols, and order sheets.
Also, having a short-stay unit at the hospital would help, she said.