TITLE

Nursing Delays May Lead to Malpractice Suits

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
ED Legal Letter;Feb2012, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses strategies to reduce legal risks involving delayed emergency department (ED) nursing interventions. It states that ED nurses should document which physician was notified of what specific findings and concerns. ED nurses should also inform administrators whether wait times are outside the standard of care.
ACCESSION #
71228579

 

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