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    EKG resources

    Posted in: ENA Huddle

    Hi all,  I am the patient care director at a level 2 trauma ED.  I Have noticed an increase in the amount of time it takes for a patient to obtain and EKG within the guidelines of 10 minutes upon arrival. I have a dedicated EKG ED Tech but the assistance ...

  • Posted in: ENA Huddle

    Our CAH has approx 10 acute/skilled/swing beds, 2 L&D beds, 2 postpartum beds, and 5 ED beds. Our RN to patient ratio for acute is 1:3 maximum. L&D is 1:1. Pp is 1:2.75 (2 mom 2 babe). And our ED is 1 ED nurse with a 24 hr shift paramedic. (Our paramedics ...

  • Posted in: ENA Huddle

    As we continue to struggle with ED boarders, I was wondering if anyone has established guidelines for patients that can go to the WR with running IV fluids or know of any standards around it.  Thank you. ------------------------------ Gail Bjelko BSN, ...

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