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Report puts spotlight on inpatient holds: the No. 1 reason for ED overcrowding.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12827996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A just-released General Accounting Office report identified holding inpatients in the ED as the No. 1 reason for overcrowding. Have inpatient nurses care for admitted patients in the ED, including paperwork. Use a "bed control" office to get admitted patients discharged or transported more quickly, freeing ED beds. Consider adding an admissions nurse to handle inpatient documentation or a second ED charge nurse to track inpatients.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ED management : the monthly update on emergency department management     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1044-9167     ISO Abbreviation:  ED Manag     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-27     Completed Date:  2003-07-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9425690     Medline TA:  ED Manag     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  61-3     Citation Subset:  H    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Creativeness
Crowding*
Documentation
Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration,  utilization*
Health Services Research
Humans
Patient Admission*
United States

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