Updated Manchester Triage System published this month

Lipley, Nick
November 2005
Emergency Nurse;Nov2005, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p3
Academic Journal
This article announces the launching of the 2nd edition of the Emergency Triage, an internationally renowned system for prioritizing emergency care patients, published by the Manchester Triage Group in November 2005. The publication aims to reflect the developments in nursing and medical practice since 1997. It contains sections on how to audit and conduct triage event.


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