National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Survey (NHAMCS) Emergency Department Patient Record PDF Print E-mail

Original Citation - McCaig LF. National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 1992 emergency department summary. Adv Data. 1994 Mar 2;(245):1-12. FREE Full Text   View in PubMed 

Price & Availability - Published in original citation.  In public domain, acknowledge source. 

Brief Description of Instrument - Describes characteristics emergency department (ED) patients and care provided. 

Scale Format - Check boxes, short answer. 

Administration Technique - Completed by healthcare providers. 

Content & Face Validity - Developed as part of a national survey of hospital EDs and outpatient departments by National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Strengths - This form is used as a part of a US National survey, opportunities for comparing current research findings to past studies may be available. 

Notes for Consideration - Adapted by Moody, Smith & Glenn (1999) for use with Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner Ambulatory Client Care Survey published in citation. 

Published APN Studies Using Instrument - Hooker RS, McCaig L. Emergency department uses of physician assistants and nurse practitioners: a national survey. Am J Emerg Med. 1996 May;14(3):245-9.  View in PubMed

Moody NB, Smith PL, Glenn LL. Client characteristics and practice patterns of nurse practitioners and physicians. Nurse Pract. 1999 Mar;24(3):94-6, 99-100, 102-3.  View in PubMed 

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