As you may be aware, UHS is trying to change the way the ED accepts its patients, when they are transitioning patients from EMS to the ED. Many of you have received the reference cards. They are placed in the clipboard of each ambulance and reference cards for your ID tags are available. Attached for […]
We’ve been reviewing PCRs for patients transported to our ER with symptoms of acute stroke or TIA since March 2016. We look for documentation of onset of symptom/s, or Last Known Well, Cincinnati Stroke Scale (CSS) and/or Glasgow Coma Scale. Your initial assessments facilitate triage. Read the entire letter here.