Month: February 2013

Analyzing TBI in Older Americans in the ED

The management of older adults presenting to the ED is oftentimes complicated by frailty and comorbid chronic conditions. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has emerged as a leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality...

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The Impact of the Next Generation of Nursing

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will mean the addition of as many as 35 million Americans with health insurance into a healthcare system already stretched to capacity with overcrowded EDs, shrinking resources, and...

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Improving Care for Patients Receiving PVCs

Catheter-associated blood stream infections (CABSI) can have a significant impact on patient morbidity while increasing healthcare utilization costs. CABSIs are preventable, and several strategies are used to reduce these...

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