News tagged with emergency management

Patients at emergency departments regarded as 'symptoms'

The healthcare work of providing care at Emergency departments is medicalized and result-driven. As a consequence of this, patients are regarded as "symptoms", and are shunted around the department as "production units". ...

Nov 26, 2014
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Prepared for trauma, overwhelmed by carnage

(HealthDay)—It was an uneventful early afternoon on Monday in the emergency departments at Boston area hospitals. Staffs were working purposefully, efficiently through routine caseloads.

Apr 17, 2013
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Pain training for primary care providers

Patients who experience chronic pain may experience improvement in symptoms if their primary care providers are specifically trained in multiple aspects of pain, including emotional consequences.

Mar 05, 2013
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Themes identified for improving end-of-life care in ER

(HealthDay)—Major and minor themes have been identified by emergency nurses who often provide end-of-life (EOL) care in the emergency department setting, according to a study published in the September ...

Sep 05, 2012
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