Observation Medicine Section

Observation Medicine Section

If crowding and boarding are issues you are faced with in your ED, you will want to join this section. Observation medicine, founded by emergency physicians, is one way of addressing patient flow.

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December 6, 2022

Social Observation – A Case of Value

When discussing observation medicine, one generally thinks of the patients with chest pain, abdominal pain, musculoskeletal pain, and other such clinical presentations as the “standard” observation pa...

December 6, 2022

The Role of Emergency Department Observation Units in Pandemic Surge Response

Emergency departments (EDs) have functioned as the clinical safety net for society since their inception.

December 6, 2022

The Past, Present and Future of Observation Medicine

An Interview with Dr. Louis Graff IV

Sample Protocols

ACEP's Section of Observation Medicine members have submitted protocols used in their institutions.

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Observation Medicine Section members may send an email to all members of this section via our online engagED community.

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