Experience Talks| Volume 45, ISSUE 2, P208-210, March 2019

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Who Let the Dogs Out? A Legal Primer on Service Dogs in the Emergency Department

      The increase of 4-legged companions accompanying patients to the emergency department is an ongoing trend. Combining knowledge from our social work colleagues with legal expertise and insights from fellow ED nurses, this month’s Experience Talks column provides readers with useful tips to help meet the needs of patients with their support dogs and follow the Americans With Disabilities Act guidelines.
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      Elijah Nielson is Assistant Professor, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT.


      Erica Lowe is a BSW candidate, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT.