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triaged with a possible urinary tract infection or pneumonia; he/she is sent home with prescriptions for antibiotics. An uninsured patient is triaged with a possible urinary tract infection
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TRIAGE 5 or pneumonia; he/she is sent to med/surg floor for intravenous antibiotics. The triage nurse experiences many ethical dilemmas related to health care policies and protocols based on patient demographics and insurance politics. References American Nurses Association. (2015). Code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements . Retrieved from Nursebooks.org: - excellence/code-of-ethics-for-nurses/coe-view-only/ Delgado, M. Y.-B. (2014). Factors associated with the disposition fo severely injured patients initially seen at non-trauma center emergency departments: Disparities by insurance status. JAMA Surgery, 149 (5), 422-430. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4398 Fitzgerald, C. &. (2017). Implicit bias in healthcare professionals: a systematic review. BMC Medical Ethics, 18 (1), 19. doi:10.1186/s12910-017-0179-8 Muhammad, L. (2014). Ethical Issues faced by health care professionals: Finding A solution. I- Manager's Journal on Nursing, 3(4) , 6-9. Retrieved from Muhammad, L. (2014). Ethical issues faced by health care professionals: Finding A solution. I-Manager's Journal on Nursing, 3(4), 6-9. Retrieved from - proquest-com.library.capella.edu/docview/1535198332?a Sawyer, N. T. (2017). Why the EMTALA mandate for emergency care does not equal healthcare "coverage". The Western Journal of Emergency medicine, 18 (4), 551-552. doi:10.5811/westjem.2017.5.34826
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