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The future of emergency medicine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20624567     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Physician shortages are being projected for most medical specialties. The specialty of emergency medicine continues to experience a significant workforce shortage in the face of increasing demand for emergency care. The limited supply of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, and other resources is creating an urgent, untenable patient care problem. In July 2009, representatives of the leading emergency medicine organizations met in Dallas, TX, for the Future of Emergency Medicine Summit. This consensus document, agreed to and cowritten by all participating organizations, describes the substantive issues discussed and provides a foundation for the future of the specialty.
Authors:
Sandra M Schneider; Angela F Gardner; Larry D Weiss; Joseph P Wood; Michael Ybarra; Dennis M Beck; Arlen R Stauffer; Dean Wilkerson; Thomas Brabson; Anthony Jennings; Mark Mitchell; Roland B McGrath; Theodore A Christopher; Brent King; Robert L Muelleman; Mary J Wagner; Douglas M Char; Douglas L McGee; Randy L Pilgrim; Joshua B Moskovitz; Andrew R Zinkel; Michele Byers; William T Briggs; Cherri D Hobgood; Douglas F Kupas; Jennifer Kruger; Cary J Stratford; Nicholas Jouriles;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Consensus Development Conference; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1527-2966     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Nurs     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-13     Completed Date:  2010-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605913     Medline TA:  J Emerg Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  330-5     Citation Subset:  N    
Copyright Information:
2010. Published by Mosby, Inc.
Affiliation:
sandra_schneider@urmc.rochester.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Emergency Medicine / education,  manpower*,  trends
Emergency Nursing / education,  manpower*,  trends
Emergency Service, Hospital / manpower*,  organization & administration,  trends*
Forecasting
Health Services Needs and Demand / trends*
Humans
Nurse Practitioners / supply & distribution
Nurses / supply & distribution
Physician Assistants / supply & distribution
Physicians / supply & distribution
Quality of Health Care / standards
United States

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