• Hemolysis of Blood Specimens: Increasing Time in the Emergency Department 

      Young, Sherry; Hiles, Julie (2011-10-17)
      [ENA Leadership Conference] Evidence-based Practice Presentation: Hemolysis of Blood Specimens: Increasing Time In The Emergency DepartmentPurpose: The nurses in a rural Emergency Department (ED) noted an increased ...
    • Observation Assistants: Sitter Effectiveness and Industry Measures 

      Harding, Andrew D. (2011-10-17)
      [ENA Leadership Conference] Evidence-based Practice Presentation: Observation Assistants: Sitter Effectiveness and Industry MeasuresPurpose: The use of observation assistants (sitters) is a means for direct observation ...
    • Rapid Intraosseous Vascular Access While Wearing Personal Protective Equipment 

      Borron, Stephen W.; Montez, Diana F.; Haas, Patti; Philbeck, Thomas; Arias, Juan C. (2011-10-17)
      Purpose: The ability to obtain rapid vascular access for fluid or medication administration is standard of care when working in emergency conditions. Hazardous material incidents require more sophisticated levels of personal ...
    • Retrieving a Reputation: A Story of an ED Turnaround 

      Montesino, Becky (2011-10-17)
      Purpose: The Emergency Department of a large suburban, level 2 hospital has been associated with very long waiting times (an average of 18 hours from presentation to disposition), hallway beds as regular treatment areas ...
    • Triage Space Redesign to Facilitate Application of Relationship Based Care 

      Barnard, Amy G. (2011-10-17)
      Purpose: The previous Emergency Department triage space was inadequate to meet the hospitalÆs mission and vision to provide a patient centered focus of care. The Goal established for this project was to create an environment ...

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