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A computerised log for the emergency department resuscitation room
  1. I O’Sullivan1,
  2. M Clancy2,
  3. J Benger3
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
  2. 2Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
  3. 3Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr M Clancy

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Resuscitation is a key activity of the emergency department (ED), yet routine reporting is rare. We previously used a handwritten log but found it to be incomplete. Data analysis was labour intensive. Data from agencies outside the emergency department were not recorded and staff found little opportunity for critical incident reporting.

We created a simple Microsoft …

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