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Communication between nurses and physicians: strategies to surviving in the emergency department trenches

NA-AA-Communication Optimizing Patient Care


The emergency department (ED) is a challenging and stressful work environment where communication lapses can lead to negative health outcomes. This article offers strategies to Emergency Medicine residents, nurses and staff physicians on how to improve communication to optimize patient care.

Authors: Daniel Abourbih, Sherry Armstrong, Kirsty Nixon, Alun D. Ackery


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