Emergency Department Issues

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Essay #: 058279
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Emergency Department Issues
Introduction
Emergency departments are intended to address the needs of critically ill patients. Doctors and nurses are trained to provide safe and ethical care for patients but this is seldom the case in the emergency department. I will present a brief scenario which is typical of all emergency departments and will attempt to identify the main source of the problem. Doctors and nurses range from being idealistic to being burned out. The vast array of patients who are condensed into one small crowded area is certain to present the most serious issues. The goal of all health care providers theoretically is the wellbeing and best possible care for all patients. However, in reality there are several major aspects...
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