Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical setting and intended to address issues of interest in Emergency Care. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses who treat patients in emergency situations where they’re experiencing trauma or injury.
Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:
Best Practices; Care Coordination Standards & Policies; Combative Patients; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; Forensic Nursing; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Nursing Shortage (How it affects Emergency Care); Nursing Roles in Emergency Care; Pain Management; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Rights; Patient Outcomes; Patients with Addictions (Drug Seeking); Pediatric Emergencies; Psychiatric Evaluations; Space Allowance/Time Management; Staffing Patterns; Standards of Care; Trauma
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Initiation of a HIV Screening Protocol and Pathway in the Emergency Department: A Quality Improvement Initiative (2017-11-09)There is currently a nationwide campaign to address human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention and treatment. The emergency department (ED) is a significant venue in the HIV prevention and treatment campaign. The quality ...
(2017-09-21)As hospital emergency departments (EDs) in the United States face an increased patient volume, challenges emerge to provide effective patient care. This quality improvement project addresses the gaps in ED patient care ...
(2017-05-18)Overcrowding in emergency departments (EDs) is a national crisis affecting hospitals. It has led to an association with poor patient outcomes and is a threat to public safety. Fast tracks (FTs) in the ED are one strategy ...
An Exercise in the Provision of Care for an Adult Patient under Investigation (PUI) for Ebola: A Patient Care Drill (MESH Coalition, 2016-02)In October of 2014 Indianapolis found itself, like many communities, preparing for the unknown realities of providing care to a Patient under Investigation (PUI) for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). A group of clinical experts ...