Nurse X-ray requests reduce waiting times

October 2002
Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2002, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p26
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.


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