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

2018-10-31T19:27:24+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?2018-10-31T19:27:24+00:00

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

2018-10-31T19:28:12+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 Advice2018-10-31T19:28:12+00:00