Forensic nurses from Cleveland Clinic launched educational in-service programs to teach healthcare providers in emergency departments and family health centers about human trafficking.
New unit designed to get patients admitted faster has enhanced patient care and made it easier for nurses.
In 2016, nurse leaders at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi implemented a Patient Liaison Nurse (PLN) role to help patients in the ED. It is proving highly successful at easing patient concerns.
Patient experience scores surge when caregivers follow up with patients discharged from emergency departments. Here’s how Cleveland Clinic is doing it.
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Nurses on the front lines of caring for overdose victims join Cleveland Clinic’s opioid task force. The group battles the opioid epidemic through clinical care, health policy, and education and prevention efforts.
The appearance of ecchymoses in the periumbilical area or flank is considered a hallmark of acute pancreatitis, but other conditions can cause this discoloration.
A new photo system is helping Cleveland Clinic forensic nurses more thoroughly examine victims of violence and capture photographic evidence unseen by the naked eye.
Abdominal pain is one of the most common complaints in EDs and often has a long length of stay. A CNS at Cleveland Clinic researched why it can take so long to move patients with abdominal pain through the ED.
Asymptomatic hypertensive urgency does not merit referral to the Emergency Department in geriatric patients. We should treat the patient, not overreact to a number.
Over the last decade many factors have led to increased violence in hospitals—and in the ED in particular. In light of this alarming trend, nurse researchers developed stricter safety protocols.