Emergency department nursing risk management

Frederick Callahan
1989 The journal of ambulatory care management  
The application of nursing risk management program in the nursing management of hematology department was introduced. This study emphasizes the risk identification, coping and tracking. Finally, the effects of risk management were evaluated. Nursing risk identification is the basis of nursing risk management 1 . Nursing risk identification enables the nurses to take preventive measures, so that the nurses understand their risk at work and reduce the occurrence of risk. The nursing risk
more » ... t is the process of assessing the potential risks to the patients, planning, implementing and performing the outcome evaluation. Hematology patients are mostly hematology-oncology patients who require long term chemotherapy, poor prognosis and complex. Hematology patients are mostly associated with reduced red blood cells, white blood cells and platelet, coagulation dysfunction, low immune function, local or potentially organ bleeding and the risk of infection that may threaten the lives of patients at any time. The application of nursing risk management procedures includes the following aspects: treatment management, instrument management, disease symptoms management, personnel management and other aspects. The application of nursing management has achieved satisfactory results as shown below.
doi:10.1097/00004479-198905000-00005 pmid:10292859 fatcat:x26mtvvn5zc4fntt2cviyrbuei