RESEARCH. Multicentre prospective validation of use of the Canadian C-Spine Rule by triage nurses in the emergency department
- Nurses' triage assessments were affected by patients' behaviours and stories and their perceived credibility. Acorn, Michelle // Evidence Based Nursing;Apr2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p24
The article focuses on a qualitative study which examined how nurses, who performed triage in emergency departments (EDs), evaluated patients in Great Britain. In this study, data were collected through video recordings of triage encounters over nine months. Using the constant comparative...
- ER Triage Nurses Use System of Tiers to Set Priorities. Widhalm, Shelley // World & I;Nov2006, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p26
The article focuses on the use of tier systems at triage services in U.S. hospitals. A triage nurse assesses patients by taking their vital signs, and asking questions about their injury or illness. Nurses use the triage system to help determine if the patient's condition is life-threatening or...
- Interrater agreement of Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale scores assigned by base hospital and emergency department nurses. Dallaire, Clémence; Poitras, Julien; Aubin, Karine; Lavoie, André; Moore, Lynne; Audet, Geneviève // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Jan2010, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p45
Objective: We sought to assess the applicability of the Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) in the prehospital setting by comparing CTAS scores as - signed during ambulance transportation by base hospital (BH) nurses with CTAS scores given by emergency department (ED)...
- Triage... This practice profile is based on NS620 Ganley L, Gloster AS (2011) An overview of triage in the emergency department. Nursing Standard. 26, 12, 49-56. Pearson, Lindsey // Nursing Standard;5/16/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p59
A learning zone article has helped to answer some of the questions Lindsey Pearson had about the triage process.
- Patient prioritisation... This practice profile is based on NS620 Ganley L, Gloster AS (2011) An overview of triage in the emergency department. Nursing Standard. 26, 12, 49-56. Hooks, Robin // Nursing Standard;10/17/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p59
Robin Hooks' understanding of triage improved after reading a learning zone article.
- Which symptoms and clinical features correctly identify serious respiratory infection in children attending a paediatric assessment unit? Blacklock, C.; Mayon-White, R.; Coad, N.; Thompson, M. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Aug2011, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p708
Objective Parent-reported symptoms are frequently used to triage children, but little is known about which symptoms identify children with serious respiratory infections. The authors aimed to identify symptoms and triage findings predictive of serious respiratory infection, and to quantify...
- Triage. Fernandes, Tanya // Nursing Standard;11/23/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p58
A quiz on triage is presented.
- Triaging: Common Complaints in the Workplace. // AAOHN Journal;Jun2003, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p274
A quiz concerning issues related to the use of triage is presented.
- Canadian C-Spine Rule study for alert and stable trauma patients: II. Study objectives and methodology. Stiell, Ian G.; Wells, George A.; McKnight, Douglas; Brison, Robert; Lesiuk, Howard; Clement, Catherine M.; Eisenhauer, Mary A.; Greenberg, Gary H.; MacPhail, Iain; Reardon, Mark; Worthington, James; Verbeek, Richard; Dreyer, Jonathan; Cass, Daniel; Schull, Michael; Morrison, Laurie; Rowe, Brian; Holroyd, Brian; Bandiera, Glen; Laupacis, Andreas // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;May2002, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p185
Clinical prediction rules are decision-making tools that incorporate three or more variables from the history, physical examination or simple tests. They help clinicians make diagnostic or therapeutic decisions by standardizing the collection and interpretation of clinical data. There is growing...