Emergency Room Journal of Nursing

What’s the Deal With Being Unprepared?  Patient’s Should Know...

What’s the Deal With Being Unprepared? Patient’s Should Know...

Tags: cardiac emergency emergency department emergency room ER experiences

My husband has had 2 chest pain events within a week. As a nurse working primarily in cardiac nursing most of my career, I knew that any family member entering the arena of chest pain treatment would bear the wrath of my watchful eye. This has been An eye-opening, untoward (in my opinion), experience and an experience that can become a learning moment for many, as my skilled eye in emergency room settings can cause “jading” of an experience, but the perception should carry forward.

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Retro-Clival Hematoma In The Pediatric Emergency Department

Retro-Clival Hematoma In The Pediatric Emergency Department

Tags: emergency room pediatric Retro Clival Hematoma

An unusual presentation of Retro-clival hematoma in the pediatric population

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Not Just Another Day

Not Just Another Day

Tags: car accident death emergency room ER multiple injuries PACU saying goodbye

Brief story about helping someone say goodbye and knowing their loved one was cared for.

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Understanding and Treating Benzodiazepine Dependence; How you as a nurse can best assist the addicted patient

Understanding and Treating Benzodiazepine Dependence; How you as a nurse can best assist the addicted patient

Tags: addiction benzodiazepine emergency emergency room mental health treatment

This article provides information on the symptoms of benzodiazepine dependence, the neurophysiology behind the dependence and how the staff nurse can be part of the treatment involved.

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Health and Law

Health and Law

Tags: Ambulance Case Study emergency department emergency room ER health law

This legal case study involves a young woman who presented ambulatory to the emergency room with a gunshot wound to the head.

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