TITLE

Nurse X-ray requests reduce waiting times

PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2002, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the accuracy of experienced triage nurses in assessing the need for X-rays. Benefits of nurse X-ray requests for patients with isolated limb trauma; Correlation between triage nurses ordering X-rays and decreased waiting times; Advantages of extending triage nurses' roles to encompass ordering X-rays.
ACCESSION #
7522603

 

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