RX ADOPTED TO ALLEVIATE ER CROWDING : HOSPITAL PLANS 9-ROOM ADDITION.
Byline: Karen Karen
Any member of a variety of tribal peoples of southern Myanmar (Burma). Constituting the second largest minority in Myanmar, the Karen are not a unitary group in any ethnic sense, as they differ among themselves linguistically, religiously, and economically. Maeshiro Daily News Staff Writer
Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.
The Antelope Valley Hospital directors approved on Friday Friday: see Sabbath; week.
young Indian rescued by Crusoe and kept as servant and companion. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]
See : Servant spending more than $615,000 to add nine examination and treatment rooms to the existing 17 in the hospital's emergency room.
The emergency room improvements - coupled with a $570,000 plan to triple the size of the waiting room - are in response to a growing patient load that is creating long waits for treatment.
``We're striving to meet the expanding needs of the community as quickly as we can,'' said Donna Meyer, a hospital vice president.
Work on the emergency room is scheduled to start in about three months and take 14 months to complete, officials said. The $615,371 project includes $414,246 for construction and $201,125 for exam tables, lighting, medical monitors and other equipment.
The waiting room project, estimated at $570,000, will be funded by money pledged by the hospital's volunteer auxiliary auxiliary
In grammar, a verb that is subordinate to the main lexical verb in a clause. Auxiliaries can convey distinctions of tense, aspect, mood, person, and number. .
The number of emergency-room visits has been climbing over the years and escalated when Desert Palms Community Hospital in Palmdale closed in March. That added eight to 10 people a day to the Antelope Valley patient load, officials said.
The heavy patient load has led to long waits for treatment - up to four hours during peak weekend periods, officials said. In addition, patients may be more seriously ill A patient is seriously ill when his or her illness is of such severity that there is cause for immediate concern but there is no imminent danger to life. See also very seriously ill. when they arrive and need more time and resources to treat them.
Since March, the hospital has added four exam rooms to its emergency room and increased physician and nurse practitioner nurse practitioner
n. Abbr. NP
A registered nurse with special training for providing primary health care, including many tasks customarily performed by a physician. staffing by 34 percent - from 266 to 356 hours a week.
This doubled the number of doctors working on the weekends and added three more nurses and other staffers.