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    Emergency Room Doctors

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    Are Emergency Room Doctors Employees of the Hospital? Who are the emergency room doctors? An emergency room physician is a health practitioner who works in confined emergency rooms and treats critically ill individuals. These experts have exceptional life supporting skills. Therefore, they act as lifesavers in numerous health centers. They handle life-threatening situations which the regular doctors find it difficult to control. The patients taken to the emergency rooms require extensive diagnosis

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    Magnet Emergency Room

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    Is emergency room patient (p) safety at greater risk by medication errors and near miss events (I) in an emergency room with poor nurse retention in comparison ( C ) to Magnet emergency rooms with a more stable nurse staff in a calendar year(o)? The dependent variable is the patient safety differences between hospitals with good nurse retention in comparison to poor nurse retention. The databases used were EBSCO and Cochrane Library utilizing the keywords; emergency room patient, nurse staffing,

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    Emergency Room Boarding

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    Running head: BOARDING PATIENTS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 1 Boarding Patients in the Emergency Department Lauren Wiese University of Scranton BOARDING PATIENTS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 2 Abstract A patient who is boarded is one who remains in the emergency department even after they have been admitted to the hospital. Boarding patients in the emergency department has become a problem for many hospitals in America today. It has affected the health and safety of

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    the double doors of the emergency room burst open. Pushed by several nurses, doctors, and other medical staff, a lone hospital stretcher with a bloody, wounded patient flies through the medical center towards the doors to the operating room. This image is what generally comes to mind when you think about an emergency room. Many people believe that the hospital’s emergency room is a dark and scary place. While this is true, the common misconception is that the emergency room is a place clear of humor

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    Electronic Charting in the Emergency Room According to Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Department head COL Timothy Barron, M.D., the FBCH emergency department sees 52,000 patients per year. This makes it the busiest emergency room in the Defense Health Agency and the 5th busiest in the Department of Defense (T. Barron, personal communication, May 12, 2016). Despite this high flow of patients, the emergency department continues to use paper charting. This increases the risk of error in documenting

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    Going to the emergency room is not something most people want to do. However, on occasion it is necessary to utilize the emergency room services (ED). What necessitates that trip is debatable; social norms, prevailing trends, environmental demographics, culture, individual factors, the perception of illness and access to healthcare have all been discussed. It is not this authors intention to determine the root cause, but merely raise awareness that issues exist. Increased Patient Wait Times Result

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    the better. The emergency room is the part of a hospital that will provide immediate treatment to the acutely ill or traumatised patient. Thus, emergency rooms are very important aspect of the health care to many people as life-threatening injuries could happen to anyone during their lifetime. In addition to that, emergency departments have to function quickly in order to give the best and fast care to the ill. This paper will be covering the their history of emergency rooms, their positive and

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    shadow Dr. Kristen James, D.O., a young emergency room Physician (approximately 33-34) who works in the E.R. at Tenova North Knoxville Medical Center. The length of all emergency room shifts are twelve hours—7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., or 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.— but for the sake of the well being of my mind and body, I only shadowed for a half of a shift (11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). I had previously shadowed my father in the same emergency room for a twelve hour shift and I knew that

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    Bioterrorism/Disaster Plan A hospital’s emergency room (ER) is typically the site for initial presentation of patients from a disaster or bioterrorism event. Consequently, nurses working in the ER setting are the first to treat these patients. Thus it is of great importance to have a plan in place that can effectively meet the unique needs of this type of situation. As a nurse employed in the ER at Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) in Vincennes, Indiana, I will be one of the first to see patients

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    Essay on Emergency Room Physicians

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    Emergency room physicians are on the front lines in a crisis, caring for everyone from trauma victims to sick kids. An ability to think quickly and care for a wide variety of patients makes them valuable assets at every hospital. It also brings some perks. When sudden illness or acute injury strikes, patients turn to hospital emergency rooms for immediate medical assistance. An ER doctor, or emergency medicine specialist, is a physician who diagnoses and treats illnesses and injuries in a hospital

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