Physician and Nurse Acceptance of Technicians to Screen for Geriatric Syndromes in the Emergency Department

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Carpenter, Christopher R; Griffey, Richard T; Stark, Susan; Coopersmith, Craig M; Gage, Brian F;
(2011)
  • Publisher: eScholarship Publishing, University of California
  • Journal: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine,volume 12,issue 4,pages489-495 (issn: 1936-900X, eissn: 1936-9018)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5811/westjem.2011.1.1962, pmc: PMC3236152
  • Subject: Geriatrics | patient safety | screening | R | Emergency Medicine | Original Research | Medicine | geriatric | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9

<p>Introduction: The objective of this study was to evaluate emergency medicine physician and nurse acceptance of nonnurse, nonphysician screening for geriatric syndromes.</p> <p>Methods: This was a single-center emergency department (ED) survey of physicians and nurse... View more
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