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This paper is to describe the need for safety securement devices in the emergency room It will discuss the benefits of safety securement devices for patients and the hospital The paper will include the history of the organization the proposed change and rationale for the change and ways in which the proposed change is compatible with the organizations culture LACUSC Medical Center founded in 1878 is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country LACUSC provides service to 50000 inpatients and 750000 outpatients annually The hospital is licensed for 1395 beds and budgeted to staff 745 beds The LACUSC Trauma Center is a level I American College of Surgeons-approved Trauma Center Since 1885 LAC Medical Center has partnered with Keck School of Medicine of USC The hospital is staffed by more than 450 full-time faculty members of the Keck School and approximately 850 medical residents in training LACUSC has specialized facilities and services and a state-of-the-art burn center Level III neonatal intensive care unit Level I trauma service an NIH-funded clinical research center and a HIVAIDS outpatient center The mission is to provide accessible affordable and culturally sensitive healthcare to every patient in our care to provide services through an integrated delivery system to residents of Los Angeles County regardless of ability to pay Employee Orientation Handbook 2002 p 12 The vision is to be a fully integrated health care delivery system providing high quality and cost effective clinical services that meets the needs of our community Employee Orientation Handbook 2002 p 12 There are several clinical studies to support the use of safety securement devices that demonstrate significant reductions in catheter related bloodstream infections suture related needlesticks and cost effectiveness in patients with central venous catheter devices In the United States over 200000000 peripheral ivs are inserted in patients annually Rosenthal 2005 Over 80 of inpatients receive intravenous therapy via peripheral catheter during their hospital stay According to the Center for Disease Control
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