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Power, John and McManus, Olivia (2013) Development of a short-stay unit in an emergency department. Emergency Nurse, 21, (2), pp. 18-22. doi: 10.7748/en2013.05.21.2.18.e1120.

In 2009, the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, established a nine-bed, short-stay unit in its emergency department. This article explains the rationale for the model of care delivery adopted, and the importance of developing and working with integrated care pathways. It also discusses four areas essential to the effective running of the unit: interdisciplinary collaboration, training for clinical nurse leaders, management of change and leadership.


Item Type
Article
Publication Type
Irish-related, Article
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Treatment method
Date
May 2013
Identification #
doi: 10.7748/en2013.05.21.2.18.e1120
Page Range
pp. 18-22
Publisher
RCN Publishing Company
Volume
21
Number
2
Notes
The journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association
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