One million tiny plays about work
- ER use and the workforce. Davidson, Dick // AHA News;03/19/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p6
Discusses several worrisome trends in the use of hospital emergency rooms in the United States. Implications of the issue; Role of the government in providing solutions to issues that underlie the hospital workforce problem.
- Top marks. // Emergency Nurse;Feb2009, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p3
An image of some of the members of the staff in the emergency department at Airedale General Hospital in West Yorkshire, England is presented.
- TIME FOR TRAUMA FUNDING. Shepherd, James // Georgia Trend;Feb2009, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p18
The author discusses the need for Georgia's General Assembly to fund an expanded trauma system to include more trauma centers, especially in south Georgia. He states that only 15 of the state's 152 hospitals have medical staff and equipment needed to treat severe injuries and be certified as...
- ED layout associated with poor hand hygiene compliance among HCWs. // Infectious Disease News;Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p38
The article focuses on a study which revealed that emergency department (ED) layout characteristics are associated with poor hand hygiene among health care workers (HCWs).
- THE OTHER ED. // Trustee;Sep2006, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p6
The article discusses the issues faced by most emergency departments (EDs). It relates that the birth of freestanding EDs has addressed the problems of overcrowding and lack of hospital personnel. These freestanding EDs are situated in different parts of the U.S. and operate under another...
- Extra resources agreed to allow beds to reopen. // World of Irish Nursing;Mar2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p7
Focuses on the reopening of acute and non-acute hospital beds in Dublin, Ireland. Reaction of the Irish Nurses Organisation to the reopening; Implications of the reopening for the overcrowded accident and emergency departments in hospitals; Working scheme that will be operated for both existing...
- SWAT Nurses. Scalise, Dagmara // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2005, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p28
This article presents information on SWAT nurses, a nurse team at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in Connecticut. SWAT nurses wear beepers and are called in by a unit's nursing supervisor or by staff to assist junior nurses, help senior nurses with critical patients, transport patients to the intensive...
- Emergency department staffing in England and Wales, April 2007. Paw, R. C. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Jul2008, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p420
The article discusses a study about medical and nursing staffing levels in hospital emergency departments in England and Wales in April 2007. A postal survey was sent to all emergency departments in England and Wales, to which the response rate was 45 percent. Findings show that the predominant...
- Hospital industry bids to use counties to delay ratios. // California Nurse;Dec2003, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p11
Reports on the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Commission's public hearing on emergency services and hospital staffing ratios. Agenda; Speakers and members of a special panel; Efforts of hospital industry forces to delay implementation; Partnership between the coalition of nurses...