Emergency Room Essays

  • Trauma Victim in the Emergency Room

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    in the emergency room of Presby Plano. We were all standing around, relaxed, discussing our previous weekend adventures. As the call came over the radio we swiftly took our places in expectation of what was to come. A construction worker was hit in the head with a 500-pound slab of granite swinging from a crane. The crane operator didn’t see him as he moved that solid piece of rock from one point to the next. The soft rustle of protective gear being put on over scrubs filled the room as we methodically

  • Through the Emergency Room and on to Medical School

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    Through the Emergency Room and on to Medical School Thirty years ago when my parents left behind a comfortable life in South America to pursue opportunities that would truly change their lives, they had no idea they would be foreshadowing the recent events of my life. After working for two years as an engineer, I have realized something that I had suspected all along: I do not belong in the world of business or engineering. I need to be in a profession in which I can establish unique relationships

  • Physicians in the Emergency Room

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    Emergency room physicians see many incommensurable types of injuries everyday. The six most common injuries occurring in the ER are from trampolines, lawn mowers, playgrounds, swimming pool, bikes, and burns. These kinds of damage are all things that ER physicians could see on a daily basis. From acquiring all this knowledge, I have decided that I want to enter the field of medicine, as an emergency room physician. Granted that emergency room physician jobs are stressful, due to the fact that they

  • Emergency Room Physicians

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    Emergency room physicians are on the front lines in a crisis, caring for everyone from trauma victims to sick kids. An ability to think quickly and care for a wide variety of patients makes them valuable assets at every hospital. It also brings some perks. When sudden illness or acute injury strikes, patients turn to hospital emergency rooms for immediate medical assistance. An ER doctor, or emergency medicine specialist, is a physician who diagnoses and treats illnesses and injuries in a hospital

  • Waiting Times in the Emergency Rooms in Canada

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    Lack of assistance in the emergency room can make ones illness to become worse, therefore, causes the patient to be forced to wait in emergency rooms for an extended period of time and when they are finally seen by a health care provider, the outcome is very poor due to lack of registered staff, physicians and proper assessment(Goldman & Macpherson, 2005, p.40). The objective of this paper is to discuss and critically analyze the conditions of emergency waiting rooms. The specific issue this paper

  • Urgent Emergency Room

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    thought is to head to the emergency room. However, going to the ER for certain injuries may not be the best solution available. Urgent cares and walk-in clinics are health care facilities that operate similarly to a primary care or physician's office. The only difference is that no appointments are necessary and extended hours, making it more convenient. Urgent cares are meant to treat non-life threatening injuries and illnesses that need prompt medical treatment. Emergency rooms, on the other hand,

  • Essay On Emergency Room

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    snake. It was very interesting to see what would come through those doors. The nurses that work down in the emergency room were very helpful and appreciative of the students that would be down there. It was great getting paired up with a nurse that would take time to explain things so that I could get a better understanding of the plan of care for a patient. The paramedics down in the emergency room were also very helpful, encouraging and pushing me to get out of my comfort zone and start IVs. This was

  • Orem's Theory In Emergency Management In The Emergency Room

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    The nursing theories that are currently in place in the emergency room to promote professional growth and development are vital; however, there are other nursing theories that could be implemented to help improve professional growth and development. A theory that should be implemented to more effectively promote professional growth and development is Orem’s theory of self-care deficit. Orem’s theory is considered a “realistic reflection on nursing practice” (McEwen & Wills, 2014, p. 146). If the

  • Motivation Of An Emergency Room Nurse

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    Kenisha Miller is an Emergency room nurse at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houton, Texas. During her eduation she was fortunate enough to gain experience as a student intern in the LBJ emergency room; her hard work and dedication during clinical rotaions landed her a full time postion as a Emergancy Room nurse. She graduated with honors from The University of Texas in May 2012 with a Bachalor of Science in Nursing degree after passing the exit HESI exam and the National Councial Licensure Examination

  • Emergency Room Nurse Essay

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    worked as a physical therapist. Though I didn’t know what field I necessarily wanted to go into, and I still am a little conflicted, I knew my heart was in the medical field. One that I’ve specifically looked into recently has been emergency room nurses. Emergency room nurses have to be quick to adapting to any type of situation presented – within minutes, it can go from slow to hyper drive. Their main focus is not on one specific group but on

  • Reflection Paper On Emergency Room

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    There were a lot of patients that came into the emergency room on Friday November 20, 2015 that had heart problems. The first patient I observed was only thirty and she had been having tachycardia since two o’clock Thursday afternoon. She stated that she has had this problem before but it never lasted this long. She was said to have SVT prior to arriving to the emergency room by the ambulance crew. Upon arriving in the ER her heartrate got up to 220 beats per minutes. The next patient that I saw

  • Observation Essay On Emergency Room

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    Emergency Room Emergency is defined as a serious situation that arises suddenly and threatens the life or welfare of a person or group of people. An emergency department (ED) or also known as emergency room (ER) is a department of a hospital concentrating in emergency medicine and is accountable for the delivery of medical and surgical care to patients arriving at the hospital needing an immediate care. Usually patients will arrive without prior appointment, either on their own or by an ambulance

  • Examples Of Working In The Emergency Room

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    A. Working in the emergency room I encounter many patients who come in for psychiatric evaluation, wither it is due to suicidal thoughts or depression. Through the constant training that our hospital puts on, I have learned how to better deal with these types of patients who can be difficult at times. I have learned that something as simple as listening to a patient and just hearing them talk can help to de-escalate whatever situation that person may be in. I have also learned how to better

  • Emergency Room Case Study

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    Mondays in the emergency room (ER) are typically busy. Most of the patients contributing to this volume have dealt with a medical issue all weekend, cannot get into their primary care provider or both. Of course, there are the typical emergent patients that have no other choice but to be seen immediately, and they make up the rest of the volume. The aforementioned reasons often cause increased stress and frustration among these patients. So, as an emergency room nurse, it is understood that our

  • The Knife

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    house while I get your father!” I went inside and waited… “Lie down on the floor while I get some towels to stop the bleeding,” he said calmly. With the bleeding under control he carried me to the van and rushed to the hospital emergency room. Inside the emergency room, we waited for nearly an hour before seeing a doctor. Finally, we were escorted back by a nurse to see the doctor. Then after about another half-hour the doctor came in. The cut was about two and a half inches long and one inch deep

  • Artificial Neural Networks

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    In this way, the system can learn to recognize certain patterns and situations and apply these to certain priorities and output appropriate results. These types of neural networks can be used in many important situations such as priority in an emergency room, for financial assistance, and any type of pattern recognition such as handwritten or text-to-speech recognition. The most basic elements of a neural network, the artificial neurons, are modeled after the neurons of the brain. The "real" neuron

  • The Hardest Challenge I Ever Faced

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    get up. I waited a little while, went back into his room and once again had a hard time arousing him. This time I asked him to stand up for me in an attempt to figure out what was bothering him. He must have been in tremendous pain; when he tried to stand he was unsteady, his little legs were shaking much like that of a frightened puppy. It was time to take him to the emergency room. Something was terribly wrong. We arrived at the emergency room only to find several people already there. Joey was

  • Free Narrative Essays - Before You Leap

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    years ago, my family had gone to my grandparents' house to celebrate Easter like we usually do each year.  We talked, ate, and had fun.  Little did we know when we drove up to the house that, by the end of the day, we would be in a hospital emergency room. It all started when my cousin suggested that we have a water fight.  We had water guns and "water Easter eggs." These were plastic eggs filled with water that would come open when you hit someone.  My cousin Ryan and I were on one team

  • On The Fear Of Death

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    punishment." Why do most humans fear death as being horrible and painful? Kubler-Ross passionately expresses her empathetic thoughts regarding loneliness and seclusion as related to death. She writes, "our presumed patient has now reached the emergency room. He will be surrounded by nurses, orderlies, interns, residents, and lab technicians, he slowly but surely is beginning to be treated like a thing." Here she certainly reefers to the impersonality demonstrated by friends, family, and caretakers

  • A Day as a Physical Therapy Volunteer

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    reflects the light that shines from the ceiling tract lights. Since I am a volunteer, the lowest on the totem pole of health care, I have no specific duties. Mainly, I observe the work of the PTs. I also assist in cleaning the immaculate therapy room. As I wash down the tables with ammonia, trying not to inhale too many fumes, a Dr. Riddel is paged over the hospital intercom. Then someone else is paged, "Thomas Lykins to front desk. Thomas Lykins to front desk." Front desk actually means office