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Abstracts for Roderick Little Prize Session, Thursday 17 September 16.45–18.15, Great Hall
New roles in the resuscitation room: evaluation with a Delphi consensus study
  1. K. Emson,
  2. R. S. Boddy,
  3. M. W. Cooke
  1. Heartlands Hospital ED

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    Problems with recruitment and retention of nursing staff in a busy urban ED required a novel approach to staffing the resuscitation. Operating department practitioners are valued members of the operating theatre team skilled in caring for high dependency patients, hence the new role of ED practitioner (EDP) was created.


    The Delphi process is an accepted research method to determine the extent …

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