emergency nursing

Summary

Summary: The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Accuracy of emergency nurses in assessment of patients' pain
    Kathleen Puntillo
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 4:171-5. 2003
  2. ncbi Patient satisfaction with triage nursing in a rural hospital emergency department
    Regina Elder
    Regional Medical Center, Madisonville, KY, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:263-8. 2004
  3. ncbi Fast Track: one hospital's journey
    Shane Combs
    Joondalup Health Campus, Shenton Avenue, Perth, WA 6027, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 14:197-203. 2006
  4. ncbi The experience of the nurse at triage influences the timing of CPAP intervention
    Jane M MacGeorge
    Capital and Coast District Health Board and Lecturer, Graduate School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Accid Emerg Nurs 11:234-8. 2003
  5. ncbi Manchester Triage in Sweden - interrater reliability and accuracy
    Pia Olofsson
    Department of Emergency Medicin, Nu sjukvården, Trollhattan, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:143-8. 2009
  6. ncbi Computer-supported telephone nurse triage: an evaluation of medical quality and costs
    B Marklund
    Research and Development Unit, Primary Health Care, Halland, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 15:180-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Intuition in emergency nursing: a phenomenological study
    Joy Lyneham
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:101-8. 2008
  8. ncbi Blood samples drawn from IV catheters have less hemolysis when 5-mL (vs 10-mL) collection tubes are used
    Sandra R Cox
    Emergency Department, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 30:529-33. 2004
  9. ncbi Explicating Benner's concept of expert practice: intuition in emergency nursing
    Joy Lyneham
    Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 64:380-7. 2008
  10. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility in the interpretation of Ottawa ankle and foot rules by specialized emergency nurses
    Robert Jan Derksen
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, VU University Medical Centre, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Emerg Med 23:725-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi Accuracy of emergency nurses in assessment of patients' pain
    Kathleen Puntillo
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 4:171-5. 2003
    ..Minimizing patient-nurse discrepancies in pain intensity ratings through careful evaluations and acceptance of the patient's self report of pain are important first steps in improving pain management in the Emergency Department...
  2. ncbi Patient satisfaction with triage nursing in a rural hospital emergency department
    Regina Elder
    Regional Medical Center, Madisonville, KY, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:263-8. 2004
    ..The patient's perception of condition, patient satisfaction, and caring satisfaction were predictors of intent to return. When patients perceived themselves as seriously ill or injured, they expressed less intent to return to that ED...
  3. ncbi Fast Track: one hospital's journey
    Shane Combs
    Joondalup Health Campus, Shenton Avenue, Perth, WA 6027, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 14:197-203. 2006
    ..Furthermore, Fast Track has provided nurses with the opportunity to achieve advanced skills in the areas of suturing and plastering...
  4. ncbi The experience of the nurse at triage influences the timing of CPAP intervention
    Jane M MacGeorge
    Capital and Coast District Health Board and Lecturer, Graduate School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Accid Emerg Nurs 11:234-8. 2003
    ..Attention needs to be given on how best to educate nurses so that more patients presenting with acute respiratory failure can benefit from nurses' decision-making regarding the commencement of CPAP...
  5. ncbi Manchester Triage in Sweden - interrater reliability and accuracy
    Pia Olofsson
    Department of Emergency Medicin, Nu sjukvården, Trollhattan, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:143-8. 2009
    ..This study investigates the interrater reliability and the accuracy of Manchester Triage (MTS) at emergency departments in Western Sweden...
  6. ncbi Computer-supported telephone nurse triage: an evaluation of medical quality and costs
    B Marklund
    Research and Development Unit, Primary Health Care, Halland, Sweden
    J Nurs Manag 15:180-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate a telephone nurse triage model in terms of appropriateness of referrals to the appropriate level of care, patient's compliance with given advice and costs...
  7. ncbi Intuition in emergency nursing: a phenomenological study
    Joy Lyneham
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:101-8. 2008
    ..Reported experiences thus need to be either validated or refuted so that its place in emergency nursing can be determined...
  8. ncbi Blood samples drawn from IV catheters have less hemolysis when 5-mL (vs 10-mL) collection tubes are used
    Sandra R Cox
    Emergency Department, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 30:529-33. 2004
    ..No clinical nursing studies have documented the effect of collection tube size on hemolysis of samples obtained via IV catheters...
  9. ncbi Explicating Benner's concept of expert practice: intuition in emergency nursing
    Joy Lyneham
    Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 64:380-7. 2008
    This paper is a report of a study exploring the experience of intuition in emergency nursing in relation to Benner's fifth stage of practice development, 'the expert practitioner.'
  10. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility in the interpretation of Ottawa ankle and foot rules by specialized emergency nurses
    Robert Jan Derksen
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, VU University Medical Centre, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Emerg Med 23:725-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility of SENs in assessing ankle sprains by applying the Ottawa Ankle Rules (OAR) and Ottawa Foot Rules (OFR)...
  11. ncbi Burnout among nursing staff in accident and emergency and acute medicine: a comparative study
    Mark Gillespie
    University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:842-51. 2003
    ..The science of nursing does not have to be painful, but by recognition of the existence of stress and burnout we can take the first steps towards their prevention...
  12. ncbi Evaluating Emergency Nurse Practitioner services: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark A Cooper
    Accident Department, North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK
    J Adv Nurs 40:721-30. 2002
    ..This study aimed to develop methods and tools that could be used to measure the quality of ENP-led care. These tools were then tested in a randomized controlled trial...
  13. ncbi Accuracy and concordance of nurses in emergency department triage
    Katarina Göransson
    Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:432-8. 2005
    ..46 (unweighted) and kappa = 0.71 (weighted). The fact that the kappa-values are only moderate to good and the low concordance between the RNs call for further studies, especially from a patient safety perspective...
  14. ncbi Nurse-patient/visitor communication in the emergency department
    Constance Pytel
    Emergency Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 35:406-11. 2009
    ..01). Nurse and patient/visitor perceptions of important communication are similar. Educating nurses about patient/visitor communication needs is the first step in enhancing how well nurses meet those needs...
  15. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Manchester Triage System in a general emergency department patient population in the Netherlands: results of a simulation study
    I van der Wulp
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Emerg Med J 25:431-4. 2008
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of the Manchester Triage System (MTS) in a general emergency department patient population...
  16. ncbi Disagreement among health care professionals about the urgent care needs of emergency department patients
    J M Gill
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 28:474-9. 1996
    ..To assess agreement among health professionals with regard to the need for urgent care among emergency department patients...
  17. ncbi Triage with the French Emergency Nurses Classification in Hospital scale: reliability and validity
    Pierre Taboulet
    Emergency Department, St Louis Hospital, AP HP, René Diderot University, Paris, France
    Eur J Emerg Med 16:61-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated FRENCH version 2 (v.2) in our emergency department...
  18. pmc Emergency nurse practitioners: a three part study in clinical and cost effectiveness
    M Sakr
    Accident and Emergency Department, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:158-63. 2003
    ..To compare the clinical effectiveness and costs of minor injury services provided by nurse practitioners with minor injury care provided by an accident and emergency (A&E) department...
  19. ncbi Anxiety levels and related symptoms in emergency nursing personnel in Greece
    Hariklia Stathopoulou
    Emergency Department, Tzanio General Hospital of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
    J Emerg Nurs 37:314-20; quiz 427. 2011
    ..The aim of this descriptive correlational study was to investigate the presence of anxiety and stress symptoms among emergency nursing personnel in Greece.
  20. ncbi The process of acquiring practical knowledge by emergency nursing professionals in taiwan: a phenomenological study
    Wen Chu
    Department of Nursing, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Emerg Nurs 37:126-31. 2011
    ..Nurses must acquire practical knowledge in a fast-changing environment in order to provide the most appropriate form of nursing care. This study explores the process of the development of practical knowledge in emergency nurses...
  21. ncbi Understanding the transsexual patient: culturally sensitive care in emergency nursing practice
    Ryan Polly
    Organizational Development and Human Resources, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Adv Emerg Nurs J 33:55-64. 2011
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  22. ncbi Culture and care in the Swedish ambulance services
    Caroline Ahl
    School of Health Science, University College of Boras, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 13:30-6. 2005
  23. ncbi Initial assessment in ambulance nursing. Part One
    Bjorn Ove Suserud
    School of Health Sciences, Boras University College, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 10:13-7. 2003
  24. ncbi Human simulation in emergency nursing education: current status
    Laura T Gant
    Allied Health and Nursing Building, East Carolina University School of Nursing, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:69-71. 2007
  25. ncbi Factors influencing decision making among ambulance nurses in emergency care situations
    B M Gunnarsson
    University of Skovde, School of Life Sciences, Skovde, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:83-9. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to understand the complexity of decision making in emergency situations...
  26. ncbi Ambulance nursing assessment. Part two
    Bjorn Ove Suserud
    South Alvsborg Hospital, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 11:14-8. 2003
  27. ncbi Comparison of triage assessments among pediatric registered nurses and pediatric emergency physicians
    Sylvie Bergeron
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Hopital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1C5
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1397-401. 2002
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  28. ncbi Learning from practice--reflections on a critical incident
    Barry McBrien
    Centre for Nurse Education, Mater Misercordiae University Hospital, Nelson Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:128-33. 2007
    ..This paper outlines how the processes of reflection led to one emergency nurse developing new insights and understandings on nursing practice...
  29. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of lower extremity X-ray interpretation by 'specialized' emergency nurses
    Robert J Derksen
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:3-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the diagnostic accuracy of emergency nurses with that of senior house officers in interpreting ankle and foot radiographs...
  30. ncbi Interrater agreement between nurses for the Pediatric Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale in a tertiary care center
    Jocelyn Gravel
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1262-7. 2008
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  31. pmc Safety of telephone consultation for "non-serious" emergency ambulance service patients
    J Dale
    Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:363-73. 2004
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  32. ncbi Reliability and validity of scores on The Emergency Severity Index version 3
    Paula Tanabe
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies and the Division of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:59-65. 2004
    ..3) of the ESI has not been evaluated. The study hypothesis was that scores on the ESI v.3 show good interrater reliability and predict hospital admission, admission site, and death...
  33. ncbi An audit of the NICE self-harm guidelines at a local Accident and Emergency department in North Wales
    Russell Jones
    Conwy and Denbighshire NHS Trust, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, North Wales, United Kingdom
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:217-22. 2007
    ..Meanwhile the case note audit has reinforced the need for a practical self-harm pathway which will ensure consistency...
  34. ncbi Should you close your waiting room? Addressing ED overcrowding through education and staff-based participatory research
    Paula Tanabe
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 34:285-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this project was to develop operational criteria to "close the ED waiting room"...
  35. ncbi Triage in the emergency department--a qualitative study of the factors which nurses consider when making decisions
    Anna Karin Andersson
    Ostersund County Hospital, Ostersund, Sweden
    Nurs Crit Care 11:136-45. 2006
    ..Using these factors as a basis, the patients' clinical condition, clinical history, various examinations and tests form an assessment, which subsequently results in a prioritization...
  36. doi Pediatric triage: a review of emergency education literature
    Susan McDaniel Hohenhaus
    Pediatric ESI Triage Project, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 34:308-13. 2008
  37. ncbi Obstetric triage: state of the practice
    Diane J Angelini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University, and Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:74-5. 2006
  38. ncbi Benchmarking and wound care in A&E
    Fiona Burton
    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
    Nurs Stand 18:67-8, 70, 72. 2004
    ..This article describes the use of clinical practice benchmarking to identify and improve standards of care in minor wound management in the accident and emergency departments of one trust...
  39. ncbi Caring and uncaring encounters in nursing in an emergency department
    Elisabeth Wiman
    Department of Welfare and Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Norrkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 13:422-9. 2004
    ..When caring for trauma patients, the most important caring behaviour must be the procedures associated with lifesaving. However, it is important not to forget the patient's psychological needs...
  40. ncbi Multidisciplinary assessment at triage: a new way forward
    Joanna R Richardson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:41-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate a dual doctor and nurse triage system at a tertiary referral hospital...
  41. ncbi Can nurses appropriately interpret the Ottawa Ankle Rule?
    Frederick Fiesseler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey 07962, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:145-8. 2004
    ..Nurses showed only a moderate ability to interpret the overall OAR for ordering of x-rays. Nurses' understanding of the individual criterion were variable...
  42. ncbi The decision to use topical anesthetic for intravenous insertion in the pediatric emergency department
    Joel A Fein
    Division of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:264-8. 2006
    ..A secondary objective was to evaluate whether the presence of the anesthetic cream placed in triage influenced the subsequent decision to place an IV and thus invalidate the prediction strategy...
  43. ncbi Temperature--the forgotten vital sign
    Jason J Smith
    TORC Laboratory, Department of Histopathology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
    Accid Emerg Nurs 13:247-50. 2005
    ..To improve the measurement of core body temperature in the resuscitation room...
  44. ncbi Parental satisfaction with a nurse-led emergency assessment unit
    Penelope Aitken
    Paediatric Emergency Assessment Unit, Southampton General Hospital
    Paediatr Nurs 17:31-5. 2005
    ..An action plan to address these issues has been subsequently implemented and will be evaluated periodically...
  45. ncbi The handover process and triage of ambulance-borne patients: the experiences of emergency nurses
    Karin Bruce
    Emergency Department, Southern Alvsborgs Hospital, Boras, Sweden
    Nurs Crit Care 10:201-9. 2005
    ..To some extent, this functioned well, but this research has identified areas where this care can be improved...
  46. ncbi Patient cues that predict nurses' triage decisions for acute coronary syndromes
    Cynthia Arslanian-Engoren
    Division of Acute, Chronic, and Long Term Care, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 18:82-9. 2005
    ..653; 95% confidence interval, 1.115-24.47; p=.036). This study provides insight into the complex phenomenon of triage decision making and warrants further exploration...
  47. ncbi Evaluating instruments for quality: testing convergent validity of the consumer emergency care satisfaction scale
    Barbara A Davis
    College of Nursing and Health Professions, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Ind 47712, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:364-8. 2005
    ..Persons measuring patient satisfaction with nurse behaviors in the emergency department can confidently use the CECSS...
  48. ncbi Implementation of the five-level emergency severity index in a level I trauma center emergency department with a three-tiered triage scheme
    Karen Toulson
    Emergency Department, Christiana Care Health System, Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 31:259-64. 2005
  49. ncbi How emergency department nurses identify and respond to critical illness
    Emma Tippins
    Emergency Department, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
    Emerg Nurse 13:24-33. 2005
  50. ncbi Attitude changes among emergency department triage staff after conducting routine alcohol screening
    C Nordqvist
    Department of Health and Society, Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Addict Behav 31:191-202. 2006
    ..There is a need for further development of alcohol prevention models that are acceptable for the staff to implement as part of the daily routine...
  51. ncbi Caring for older patients at an emergency department -- emergency nurses' reasoning
    Annica Larsson Kihlgren
    Centre for Nursing Science, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 14:601-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to use the experiences of emergency nurses to illuminate what constitutes good nursing care for patients 75 years or older transferred to emergency departments...
  52. ncbi A 61-year-old man with a self-diagnosed back injury and difficulty walking: be suspicious, ask the question
    Diane Gurney
    Cape Cod Hospital, 261 Bishops Terrace, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 31:214-5. 2005
  53. ncbi The Emergency Severity Index Version 4: changes to ESI level 1 and pediatric fever criteria
    Nicki Gilboy
    J Emerg Nurs 31:357-62. 2005
  54. ncbi The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: challenging existing boundaries of emergency nurses in the United Kingdom
    Tracey Norris
    Tyrone County Hospital, Omagh, N Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 15:253-63. 2006
    ..This study explored the opinions of nurses and doctors working in emergency departments towards the development of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner service in the United Kingdom...
  55. ncbi Triage in emergency departments: national survey
    Katarina E Göransson
    Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 14:1067-74. 2005
    ..This paper reports a study the aim of which was to describe how triage-related work was organized and performed in Swedish emergency departments...
  56. ncbi Fast-tracking older people through A&E
    J Cherry
    St Thomas' Hospital, London
    Nurs Stand 15:42-4. 2001
    ..It illustrates how an academic assignment undertaken as part of a pre-registration programme could be adapted for publication to challenge thinking and encourage examination of potential new ways of working...
  57. ncbi Evaluation of Fast Track
    Shane Combs
    Joondalup Health Campus, Shenton Avenue, Perth, WA 6027, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:40-7. 2007
    ..As a result of Fast Track, the Emergency Department waiting area is less congested and staff moral has increased. A further consequence of Fast Track is that nurses are providing more advanced clinical services to patients...
  58. ncbi What general emergency nurses want to know about mental health patients presenting to their emergency department
    Shirilee A Kerrison
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Ave, Nedlands WA 6009, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:48-55. 2007
    ..These findings will form a platform for further education and training for ED staff...
  59. ncbi Providing support to IPV victims in the emergency department: vignette-based interviews with IPV survivors and emergency department nurses
    Melissa H Watt
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Violence Against Women 14:715-26. 2008
    ..IPV victims desire appropriate, respectful responses by nurses, suitable to their stage of readiness. Nurses need more insight into women's decisions to disclose and leave a relationship and skills to provide emotional support...
  60. ncbi Nurse-initiated x-ray of isolated limb fractures in the emergency department: research outcomes and future directions
    Jeanine Tambimuttu
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, The University of Sydney, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 15:119-22. 2002
    ..The findings from this literature review suggest that extending the triage role to include nurse initiated x-rays has the potential to decrease waiting times and to increase patient satisfaction in the emergency department...
  61. ncbi Family presence: making room
    Janice A Mangurten
    Children s Medical Center in Dallas, USA
    Am J Nurs 105:40-8; quiz 49. 2005
  62. ncbi Meanings of immediate: the practical use of the Patient's Charter in the accident and emergency department
    Lynn C Sbaih
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, Manchester University, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:1345-55. 2002
    ..Ultimately both issues have an impact on nurses' recognition and management of what they know to be the normal appearances and shape of routine work...
  63. ncbi Barriers to screening for domestic violence in the emergency department
    Lisa Yonaka
    San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 38:37-45. 2007
    ..These findings may benefit other researchers who are trying to determine the continuing education needs of emergency department staffs...
  64. ncbi Registered nurses' self-efficacy for assessing and responding to woman abuse in emergency department settings
    Erin Hollingsworth
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:54-77. 2006
    ..Results provide additional support for Bandura's theory and demonstrate that the clinical responses of ED registered nurses are complex and must be understood in terms of self-efficacy and the factors that support its development...
  65. ncbi Walking in--initial visualisation and assessment at triage
    Bernie Edwards
    IHCS, Bournemouth University, Royal London House, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3LT, UK
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:73-8. 2007
    ..The paper concludes by arguing that the process of 'initial visualising' is so central to triage that only research conducted in the actual clinical setting can truly elucidate the process of nurse reasoning...
  66. ncbi Special considerations for pediatric triage in the emergency department
    Donna Ojanen Thomas
    Emergency Department and Rapid Treatment Unit, Primary Children s Medical Center, 100 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 37:145-59, viii. 2002
    ..Practice and ongoing education concerning pediatric triage should allow emergency department nurses to develop a sixth sense in recognizing and treating children and to become confident in triage decisions...
  67. ncbi Low acuity abdominal pain in the emergency department: still a long wait
    Geraldine Lee
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:94-100. 2008
    ..There are many pressures placed on Emergency Departments (EDs) and anecdotally patients with low acuity abdominal pain can spend a long time in ED waiting for treatment...
  68. ncbi The challenges for nurses communicating with and gaining valid consent from adults with intellectual disabilities within the accident and emergency care service
    Margaret Sowney
    Magee Campus, Londonderry, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1678-86. 2007
    ..This paper reports the challenges experienced by nurses within accident and emergency departments in communicating with and gaining valid consent from adults with intellectual disabilities...
  69. ncbi Deliberate self-harm: emergency department nurses' attitudes, triage and care intentions
    Terence V McCann
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1704-11. 2007
    ..This exploratory study investigates emergency department nurses' attitudes towards patients who engage in deliberate self-harm. It examines their attitudes towards, and triage and care decisions with, patients who self-harm...
  70. ncbi Congruence of pain assessment between nurses and emergency department patients: a replication
    Martin Duignan
    Emergency Department, Our Lady s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:23-8. 2008
    ..To ascertain congruence between patients' self-report of pain intensity and nurses' assessment of their pain intensity...
  71. ncbi Triage successes: a hospital's journey of change and growth
    Michelle A Tracy
    Emergency Services, Osceola Regional Medical Center, Kissimmee, Fla, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:297-9. 2007
  72. ncbi The criteria nurses use in assessing acute trauma in military emergency care
    Sten Ove Andersson
    Swedish Armed Forces, Centre for Defence Medicine, Box 5155, S 426 05 V Frölunda, Goteborg, Sweden
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:148-56. 2007
    ..This calls for realistic exercises and training programs, where experience from civilian emergency care is interwoven with the knowledge specific to military medical care...
  73. pmc The training needs of Turkish emergency department personnel regarding intimate partner violence
    H Asli Davas Aksan
    Department of Public Health, Ege University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 7:350. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the emergency department (ED) staff regarding intimate partner violence (IPV) at a large university hospital in Turkey...
  74. ncbi Implementation of computerized alcohol screening and advice in an emergency department--a nursing staff perspective
    Preben Bendtsen
    Department of Health and Society, Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:3-9. 2007
    ..The e-SBI seems to have better potential than ordinary alcohol screening and intervention for implementation into routine emergency departments due to its simplicity and low time consumption...
  75. ncbi Self-harm in the emergency setting: understanding and responding
    Margaret McAllister
    School of Nursing, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland
    Contemp Nurse 15:130-9. 2003
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  76. ncbi Hospital emergency care teams: our solution to out of hours emergency care
    Martin Carberry
    ICU Hairmyres Hospital, Hospital Emergency Care Team Project Manager, NHS Lanarkshire Secondment, HECT Offices Hairmyres Hospital, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride, Glasgow, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 11:177-87. 2006
    ..Scientific evidence is required to evaluate the effect of HECT on hospital mortality and morbidity and quantify the staff, inpatient experiences...
  77. ncbi Poor agreement in application of the Australasian Triage Scale to paediatric emergency department presentations
    Dianne J Crellin
    The School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne
    Contemp Nurse 15:48-60. 2003
    ..This study aimed to determine the level of inter-rater consistency with which the scale is applied to paediatric presentations. Additionally, it sought to document the level of certainty with which nurses apply the scale...
  78. ncbi Mental health triage: towards a model for nursing practice
    N Sands
    Course Coordinator of Mental Health Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:243-9. 2007
    ..The paper concludes by presenting a provisional model for mental health triage nursing practice...
  79. ncbi Nurse triage, diagnosis and treatment of eye casualty patients: a study of quality and utility
    John C Buchan
    The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Accid Emerg Nurs 11:226-8. 2003
    ..The incidence of cases of misdiagnosis and inappropriate discharge of patients resulting in a delay in diagnosis and treatment was also assessed...
  80. ncbi Patient dependency in the emergency department (ED): reliability and validity of the Jones Dependency Tool (JDT)
    Robert Crouch
    Emergency Department, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
    Accid Emerg Nurs 14:219-29. 2006
    ..Nurse skill mix and staffing levels can be addressed more effectively when dependency can be measured. A valid and reliable method of determining patient dependency in the emergency department in the United Kingdom is required...
  81. ncbi Psychometric properties of the consumer emergency care satisfaction scale: tested on persons accompanying patients in emergency department
    Jimmie Kristensson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:277-82. 2008
    ..The modified version of this scale seems feasible and may be a useful tool for measuring satisfaction in persons accompanying patients in the emergency department...
  82. ncbi Using handheld pocket computers in a wireless telemedicine system
    Sapal Tachakra
    Central Middlesex Hospital, London
    Emerg Nurse 14:20-3. 2006
  83. ncbi Cardiac pain or panic disorder? Managing uncertainty in the emergency department
    Helen P Hamer
    School of Nursing, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nurs Health Sci 8:224-30. 2006
    ..Emergency nurses are pivotal in reversing the cycle of repeat presenters with non-cardiac chest pain. Recommendations for assessing and managing this complex condition are presented...
  84. ncbi Education to improve the triage of mental health patients in general hospital emergency departments
    Diana E Clarke
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Accid Emerg Nurs 14:210-8. 2006
    ..The project was successful in increasing collaboration between the two departments and has resulted in enhanced, on-going mental health education for ED nurses...
  85. doi Implications of EMTALA on Nursing Triage and ED Staff Education
    Paul G Bond
    J Emerg Nurs 34:205-6. 2008
  86. ncbi "Lively combat": Kathleen Ellis and the Canadian Nurses Association's lobby during the Second World War
    S Richardson
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmontoon, Canada
    Can Bull Med Hist 17:209-27. 2000
    ..One such individual was Kathleen Wilhelmina Ellis. This article analyzes her impact as Emergency Nursing Advisor for the Canadian Courses Association (CNA) during World War II...
  87. ncbi Rural Emergency Department staffing and participation in emergency certification and training programs
    Michelle M Casey
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Rural Health 24:253-62. 2008
    ..The practice of emergency medicine presents many challenges in rural areas...
  88. ncbi The first year of a formal emergency medicine training programme in Papua New Guinea
    Chris Curry
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea and the Port Moresby General Hospital, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    Emerg Med Australas 16:343-7. 2004
    ..To describe a programme catalyzing the development of emergency medicine in Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  89. ncbi Cultural awareness of Inuit patients' experiences with emergency nursing care
    Antonia Arnaert
    McGill University, School of Nursing, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Accid Emerg Nurs 14:97-103. 2006
    ..In this qualitative study, we explored the experiences of Inuit patients with emergency nursing (EN) in the McGill University Health Centre, to inform on the best holistic nursing practices to meet ..
  90. ncbi Clinical decisions using the National Triage Scale: how important is postgraduate education?
    J Considine
    Emergency Department, Dandenong Hospital, David Street, Dandenong, 3175, Victoria, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 9:101-8. 2001
    ..Participant's qualifications were allocated to five categories: 'nil'; 'emergency nursing'; 'critical care nursing'; 'midwifery'; and 'tertiary' qualifications...
  91. ncbi The dawn of emergency medicine in Vietnam
    Gerard M O'Reilly
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:457-62. 2010
    ..dedicated to the development of emergency medicine as a specialty; a Disaster and EMS Conference; and an Emergency Nursing Conference...
  92. ncbi The holistic nursing care of patients with minor injuries attending the A&E department
    Philippa Olive
    Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    Accid Emerg Nurs 11:27-32. 2003
    ..theoretical frameworks, and concepts of nursing are applied to the particular context of accident and emergency nursing. From this the research question evolves; the researcher seeks to explore the accident and emergency nurses' ..
  93. ncbi Nursing patients with acute chest pain: practice guided by the Prince Edward Island conceptual model for nursing
    Janelle F Blanchard
    Emergency Room Nurse, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
    Nurse Educ Pract 10:48-51. 2010
    ..L., 2005. Patient satisfaction with pain management in the emergency department. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal 27(4), 284-294]...
  94. ncbi Serendipitous findings from an Illinois ED nursing educational survey reflect a crisis in emergency nursing
    Vicki A Keough
    Loyola University Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 29:17-22. 2003
    ..A survey conducted by the Research Council Of Illinois ENA was intended to assess educational needs, but it revealed some very important serendipitous findings. This survey gave a voice to the frustrations of emergency nurses...
  95. ncbi Emergency nursing: historical, current, and future roles
    John A Schriver
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:798-804. 2003
    ..of the hospital ED as members of an elite unit; 7) develop preceptorships and internships for nurses new to emergency nursing and invest in clinical specialists or nurse-mentors to assist in "on-the-job" instruction of nurses with ..
  96. ncbi ENA's Delphi study on national research priorities for emergency nurses in the United States
    Elizabeth W Bayley
    Widener University School of Medicine, Chester, PA, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 30:12-21. 2004
    ..This study identified and prioritized research questions with greatest value to emergency nurses and of highest importance for health care consumers...
  97. ncbi Incidence, cause, and short-term outcome of convulsive status epilepticus in childhood: prospective population-based study
    Richard F M Chin
    Neurosciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK
    Lancet 368:222-9. 2006
    ..Thus we undertook the North London Status Epilepticus in Childhood Surveillance Study (NLSTEPSS): a prospective, population-based study of convulsive status epilepticus in childhood, to obtain a uniquely paediatric perspective...
  98. pmc Mapping the literature of emergency nursing
    Kristine M Alpi
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 94:E107-13. 2006
    b>Emergency nursing covers a broad spectrum of health care from trauma surgery support to preventive health care...
  99. ncbi An evidence-based practice approach to improving nursing care of acute stroke in an Australian Emergency Department
    Julie Considine
    Deakin University Northern Health Clinical Partnership, Burwood, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:138-44. 2010
    The aim of this study was to improve the emergency nursing care of acute stroke by enhancing the use of evidence regarding prevention of early complications.
  100. ncbi [Narrative analysis on survivor's experience of Daegu subway fire disaster--the hypothetical suggestions for disaster nursing practice]
    Namhee Choi
    College of Nursing, Seoul Women s, Korea
    Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 35:407-18. 2005
    ..The two main principles in narrative analysis were hermeneutical distanciation and hermeneutical circulation...
  101. pmc Emergency medicine in Oman: current status and future challenges
    Nasser Hammad Al Azri
    Medical Department, Petroleum Development Oman, P O Box 134, Akhdar, PC 516 Dhahira Oman
    Int J Emerg Med 2:199-203. 2009
    ..has involved the parallel development of local emergency residency training, prehospital emergency care, and emergency nursing programs...

Research Grants24

  1. HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITES
    Eric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. ED Screening and Interventions for Hazardous Alcohol Use
    Brigitte Baumann; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The intent of this proposal is to join with 12 other participating EDs in a joint effort of SBIRT training and ED patient intervention. ..
  3. A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department Patients
    Paula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge will position the candidate to launch a research career as an investigator who will conduct projects aimed at scientifically evaluating mechanisms to improve the care of persons with SCD in the ED setting. ..
  4. 5-Year Survival Following Injury in Geriatric Patients
    Laura Criddle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Contribution: This foundational study will provide basic information about the survival patterns of injured elders as a basis for the development of interventions to improve geriatric survival. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Dissociation-Pathway Towards Risk Behaviors in Women
    MELISSA SUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The sample will be a convenience sample (n=207) of rural women 18 years and older seeking healthcare at a clinic setting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Assessing and Treating Symptoms of Dying ICU Patients
    Kathleen Puntillo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will also contribute empirical data needed to generate and test hypotheses concerning appropriate symptom assessment and management interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Major Depression Following Minor Injury
    Therese Richmond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Further, this design, using comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, will allow a critical analysis of the influence of major depression and related psychiatric disorders on outcomes following minor injury. ..
  8. Tamsulosin and steroids for urolithiasis
    Jeremy Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Nursing Care in Life, Death and Disaster
    Cheryl Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, the goal of the conference is to improve patient care and outcomes during a disaster. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Primary Care Clinics for Estimating Prevalence & Incidence of Elder Mistreatment
    Terry Fulmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will develop and test effective strategies for screening for elder mistreatment that can be replicated nationally. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF PTSD & ADVERSE OUTCOMES OF CHILDBEARING
    Julia Seng; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from this study will provide a strong basis for future clinical research and an evidence base for potentially modifying maternity care practice guidelines to include care for PTSD. ..
  12. Impulsivity and Partner Violence in Male Alcoholics
    JULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Adolescent Obesity: Academic-Community Partnership Conferences
    Bonnie Raingruber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. MANAGEMENT OF EXCESSIVE DAYTIME SLEEPINESS IN NARCOLEPSY
    Ann Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In order to evaluate whether or not the NSSQ and ESS are sensitive to treatment effects, newly diagnosed subjects will be tested prior to starting stimulant medications, after 3 months of treatment and after one year of treatment. ..
  15. HIV RISK BEHAVIOR AND VIOLENCE AMONG CRACK USERS
    Tk Logan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The protocol is estimated to last approximately three hours. Life events analysis, structural equation modeling, and regression are proposed as the major analytic techniques. ..
  16. ALCOHOL, VIOLENCE, AND HEALTH SERVICES IN RURAL WOMEN
    Tk Logan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..And, (4) To examine changes in alcohol use, intimate violence victimization and health service utilization over a one year period from baseline to follow-up among rural and urban women who have protective orders. ..
  17. Partner Violence Intervention for Alcohol Clinic Clients
    JULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn S Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Public Health Relevance: Violence against women is a silent epidemic. The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  19. Anger Assessment and Intervention in Rural Youth
    Kathryn Puskar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The intervention reduces a health disparity by providing a service for rural youth. ..