Informed Consent, Learning to See, and more
Dec 12, 2018
CRICO Insights: December 2018
5 Ways to Avoid Delays in Emergency Treatment in Your Office Practice
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Develop and periodically review emergency procedures with all staff.
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Ensure appropriate basic emergency equipment is available, maintained, and not locked away.
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Train (and periodically retrain) all members of the office staff in using this equipment.
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Advanced life support equipment may be appropriate for certain patient populations with staff trained in its use.
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All clinical settings should be able to start interventions with crash carts, bag resuscitators and masks, etc., onsite.
Patients may assume a physician’s office is prepared for medical crises, and may well perceive any delay in emergency treatment as negligence.
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