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'Corridor care' in the emergency department: managing patient care in non-clinical areas safely and efficiently.

Williams C. ‘Corridor care’ in the emergency department: managing patient care in non-clinical areas safely and efficiently. Emerg Nurse. 2023;31(6):34-41. doi:10.7748/en.2023.e2187.

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December 6, 2023
Williams C. Emerg Nurse. 2023;31(6):34-41.
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Overcrowding in the emergency department (ED) and boarding can place patients at increased risk for adverse events. This article outlines how ED overcrowding occurs and provides several approaches to mitigate risks and enhance patient safety in overcrowded EDs, such as checklists, huddles, and resource allocation.

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Williams C. ‘Corridor care’ in the emergency department: managing patient care in non-clinical areas safely and efficiently. Emerg Nurse. 2023;31(6):34-41. doi:10.7748/en.2023.e2187.

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