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Just as there are two sides to every coin, some medical literature supports taking patients’ orthostatic vitals when they present to the ED with syncope, lightheadedness, and vertigo; other literature
Since the coronavirus pandemic, emergency departments across the country have been experiencing lower volumes and higher acuity - including new cancer diagnoses in the ED.
Patient safety has been a prime issue in health care since the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report To Err is Human, which led to adverse event tracking and quality improvement measures in almost e