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Reasons to download and use these Emergency Care Algorithms

  • They allow us to build in adherence to any known literature support (evidence-based).
  • They help conserve resources by standardizing care orders and resource use. This means they save money!
  • They reduce confusion. Nurses do not have to guess what cares are necessarily based on the specific provider.
  • They reduce errors for the same reason. All patients receive a similar regimen, so potential errors are more easily recognized.
  • They promote team building, particularly when the protocol components involve several different services within the hospital.
  • They teach a consistent, workable approach. This is especially important to trainees. When they graduate, they are familiar with a single, evidence-based approach that will work for them in their practice.
 
 
These Emergency Care Algorithms© are evidence-based and are freely downloadable as part of the Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation’s commitment to Free, Open-Access Medical education (#FOAMed). All Medical Education Resources by the Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). More details are available at https://www.emergencymedicinekenya.org/disclaimer 

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Buy a PRINT COPY of any of our latest evidence-based emergency care guidelines for Kes 1,000 and we will donate one Rural Edition manual to a facility in Rural Kenya. MPESA Till No. 578355 and Whatsapp the MPESA confirmation and your delivery details to 0710 633 855 (Free delivery within Kenya).

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