Christiana Talbot


  1. Debriefing critical incidents in the Emergency Department Executive summary

    Emergency Departments (EDs) have long been recognised as one the most stressful specialities with the highest levels of burnout (Healy & Tyrrell, 2011). Lack of support following critical incidents is one of the key contributors to a stressful work environment for nurses working in EDs (Healy & Tyrrell, 2011). The most severe form of stress ED nurses experience is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Ministry of Health (2004) predicts increasing demand for specia…