ER setting

ER/trauma setting

Medtalk 'A chaotic environment characterized by an unpredictable number of Pts with unscheduled arrivals, unplanned situations requiring intervention, allocation or limited resources, need for immediate care as perceived by the Pt or others and unknown variables that include severity, urgency, diagnosis' NEVA Standards of emergency Practice
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Nurses in this study identified several barriers with end-of-life care in the ER setting.
To the best of the researchers' knowledge this is the first study from West Virginia which reviewed a pattern of cocaine use in the ER setting.
Anderson's treatment of the patient, specifically his decision to discharge her from the ER, rather than to delay discharge for further observation, or to admit her to the hospital, fell within the applicable standard of care for a physician providing treatment to a patient suffering from diabetes-related hypoglycemia in an ER setting.
I have worked in the ER setting for 8 years now as well.
Auditing for this new CE requirement will commence September 1, 2008; thus, a nurse employed in a ER setting on or after September 1, 2006, would have two years to comply, based on the nurse's employment in the ER.
There's some evidence that metoclopramide at high doses (40 mg IV) may be better than sumatriptan (Imitrex) in the ER setting for patients presenting with acute moderate-to-severe migraine.
Physicians, especially in an ER setting, demand fast response in what can be life-threatening situations.
Therefore, policymakers and health services providers may consider designing programs to bring primary care and prevention services to facilities where drug users are more likely to seek access to care, within an ER setting.
We wanted to examine access to primary care and ER settings among binge drinkers in the broader context of health care utilization.
Some important themes that emerge from these descriptions are that alcohol is a significant risk factor in cases presenting in emergency departments; in contrast, alcohol-related problems are not perceived to be a significant health and safety issue; and there is no routine monitoring or screening for alcohol in ER settings.