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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October 16, 2020

Observation in the Literature

I wanted to share a summary of observation related topics in the current literature for your review.

October 16, 2020

The Effects of Observation Unit Location and Physician Staffing on Patient Outcomes

Observation units have become increasingly common in recent years. Observation units (OUs) can be staffed by emergency physicians (EP) or by internal medicine physicians (IMPs).

October 16, 2020

Update from the Chair

It’s unfortunate that we won’t be able to see each other in person at the section meeting this year. On September 17th and 18th, I participated in the Michigan chapter’s Observation Medicine Science a...

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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