Establishing an NP-staffed minor emergency area.

@article{Buchanan1996EstablishingAN,
  title={Establishing an NP-staffed minor emergency area.},
  author={Lindsay Buchanan and RichardE. Powers},
  journal={Nursing management},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={25, 28, 30-1}
}
A nurse practitioner-staffed minor emergency area provides high quality care for approximately 21% of their adult emergency department population. Patients are triaged based on set criteria, allowing for short treatment times. The physical layout, triage criteria and the NPs' scope of practice in the Level I trauma center's ED are detailed. 

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