Emergency Department Escalation in Theory and Practice: A Mixed-Methods Study Using a Model of Organizational Resilience.

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Annals of emergency medicine, ISSN: 1097-6760, Vol: 70, Issue: 5, Page: 659-671

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Back, Jonathan, Ross, Alastair J, Duncan, Myanna D, Jaye, Peter, Henderson, Katherine, Anderson, Janet E
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Escalation policies are used by emergency departments (EDs) when responding to an increase in demand (eg, a sudden inflow of patients) or a reduction in capacity (eg, a lack of beds to admit patients). The policies aim to maintain the ability to deliver patient care, without compromising safety, by modifying "normal" processes. The study objective is to examine escalation policies in theory and practice.

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Emergency department

An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency medicine, the acute care of patients who present without prior appoi...

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