Session 3: Emergency Departments: Impacts and responses. (PowerPoint Slides)

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Authors: Stephen Ling

Year: 2016

Event: 2016 TheMHS Summer Forum

Subject: Cracks in the ice: Illicit drugs and the mental health impact on our communities. Ice, methamphetamine, 2016 summer forum, nursing, nurses, nsw emergency departments, methamphetatmine,

Type of resource: Summer Forum Presentations & Papers

Abstract: Stephen Ling is a Nurse Practitioner at the Drug and Alcohol Consultation Liaison Service, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District, and a Conjoint Teacher at the University of Newcastle.

Stephen Ling gave an interesting and thought-provoking perspective from the Emergency Departments (ED) in New South Wales hospitals. He painted the picture of ED presentations of methamphetamine users and gave us a rundown of how emergency nurses are challenged to assist these patients.

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