- Words: 3106
- Length: 10 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 54981502
But let's look at this resolution in a bit more depth. Briefly, processes like full capacity protocols, bedside registration, bypassing triage, adding staff during increased volume, setting up a separate "line" for treating simple fractures, lacerations, etc., establishing turn-around-time (TAT) goals for procedures and patients, can go a long way to begin to cure the problem of overcrowding (ACEP, 2008, p. 10).
Full-capacity protocols. Here is a typical full-capacity protocol