[PDF] Emergency department care

Source:
Royal College of Emergency Medicine - RCEM
Publisher:
Royal College of Emergency Medicine
Publication date:
01 July 2017

Abstract

Scope This guideline has been developed to help medical and nursing staff within Emergency Departments (ED) to provide better care for their patients. As a 50-point checklist, it covers the following themes: • The patient environment • The ED team • Education about care • Patient pathway through the ED • Continuing care • Care of the elderly patient • Care of children • Care of patients with complex problems • Measuring care and leadership