Multiple Trauma Patient Safety in the Emergency Care: Scoping Review

  • Andréa Tayse de Lima Gomes Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Flávia Barreto Tavares Chiavone Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Manacés dos Santos Bezerril Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Larissa de Lima Ferreira Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Micheline da Fonseca Silva Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Alcides Viana de Lima Neto Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Viviane Euzébia Pereira Santos Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

Abstract

Background: To summarize the scientific evidence on the influence of safe nursing care to multiple trauma patients in the emergency care. Methods: Scoping review using the strategy P (Population) C (Concept) C (Context) and performed in PubMed, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Scopus and Web of Science in June 2016. Results: The sample was composed of 43 articles, with most of them being descriptive (n=35; 81.4%), quantitative approach (n=32; 74.4%), level of evidence 4 (n=35; 81.4%) and recommendation grade A (n=40; 93.0%). The structure pointed to the availability of equipment for performing imaging and laboratory functioning (n=18; 41.9%). The process highlighted the completion of the screening in the emergency department (n=20; 46.5%). The result showed the great waiting time of patients to treatment (n=4; 9.3%) and dissatisfaction of professionals regarding the care provided and the working conditions (n=4; 9.3%). Conclusions: The triad structure-process-result of the emergency services have problems able to compromise the security of critically ill patients.

Figure 1 - Flowchart concerning the selection studies of the databases, 2016.
Published
Oct 12, 2016
How to Cite
GOMES, Andréa Tayse de Lima et al. Multiple Trauma Patient Safety in the Emergency Care: Scoping Review. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, oct. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1892>. Date accessed: 08 aug. 2020. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2132.
Section
Traumatology and Orthopedics

Keywords

Trauma; Patient Safety; Nursing; Emergency