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Int Emerg Nurs. 2008 Apr;16(2):127-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2008.01.001. Epub 2008 Feb 29.

Emergency nursing in South Africa.

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School of Nursing, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4041, South Africa. brysiewiczp@ukzn.ac.za

Abstract

The role of the emergency nurse in South Africa is a challenging one due to a variety of reasons. This article describes the healthcare system of South Africa with particular attention to the emergency medical system as well as the reason why most emergency clients present to the emergency departments. The actual experience of working as an emergency nurse in South Africa is highlighted.

PMID:
18519064
DOI:
10.1016/j.ienj.2008.01.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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