How to Clear the Air in Emergency Departments

2019-02-06T03:21:23+00:00

By Allen Smith, Senior Mechanical Engineer Preventing infections is a challenge in any emergency department. In particular, communicable infections like tuberculosis, measles, and influenza can be spread through airborne pathogens, putting patients at risk. EDs need to consider how their [...]

How to Clear the Air in Emergency Departments2019-02-06T03:21:23+00:00

Incarcerated Patients in the Emergency Department: How Safe is Your Facility?

2019-02-12T20:51:44+00:00

Many emergency departments (EDs) care for the types of detained patients who require a legal blood draw to validate alcohol intoxication levels, or who sustain injuries from an altercation. However, a select group of emergency departments service a substantial [...]

Incarcerated Patients in the Emergency Department: How Safe is Your Facility?2019-02-12T20:51:44+00:00

How to Catch More Illegal Weapons at ED Security: Expert Advice

2019-02-12T20:52:27+00:00

“Security presence” in the emergency department can be as simple as an officer sitting in a chair at the greeter desk. Or it can be as involved as a metal detector, a canine team, and ambulance patient wanding. The [...]

How to Catch More Illegal Weapons at ED Security: Expert Advice2019-02-12T20:52:27+00:00