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Under old protocol

More elderly patients are presenting in emergency departments, presenting new challenges for staff.  Emergency departments throughout the world are experiencing increased presentations of elderly patients, sparking concerns that procedures, along with physical design, may need to be rethought. In response ...

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Emergency departments need treatment

As resources get stretched to breaking point, nurse practitioners could help solve ED workflow problems. By Louis White Australian hospital emergency departments are under pressure as patient numbers increase, while workforce and workflow issues between hospital departments remain constant. Funding ...

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Report urges security but no guns

Inquiry report rejects Victorian plan to introduce armed guards in Emergency Departments. By Jennifer Bennett The Victorian nurses union has welcomed the results of a report into safety in Victorian hospitals and hopes it will pave the way for attacks ...

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ED scholarships on offer

A new batch of scholarships aims to increase the number of prepared, confident and skilled nurses providing patient care in emergency departments. Nurses working, or planning to work in emergency departments may be eligible for a range of scholarships, covering ...

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