This area is used for the treatment of seriously ill or injured patients. It consists of two bays.
This area is used for the assessment and treatment of patients with illnesses and injuries who do not require the facilities of the resuscitation room but may be too unwell to be placed in the waiting room or to be directly transferred under the care of an Outpatient Department physician.
Separate treatment cubicles are provided for younger patients. A negative-pressure isolation room To prevent cross-contamination of illnesses Our Team In our Emergency Department, you'll find a team of physicians and nurses all working together to ensure that you receive the best treatment possible.
Upon arrival, the patient is seen by a triage nurse who will prioritize care needs based on symptoms and how the patient is sick or injured.
A registration clerk takes information about the patient (name, age, etc.), insurance coverage and their current physicians.
2. Medical Care
Every patient is assigned to a physician and nurse. But it's likely that the patient will be seen by more than one physician, nurse and patient care staff member during their stay.
If you are allowed to go home after treatment, written discharge instructions will be provided. Follow-up recommendations from a member of our staff or a specialist will be noted on the form. Once home, if symptoms worsen or change, the patient should contact their primary care physician or return to the Emergency Department.
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