Triage is aimed to arrange treatment priority to patients with different levels of urgency. These nurses who are responsible for triage must conduct standardized procedure. Hence, these nurse must acquire certain competency required to conduct triage. The competency includes basic knowledge, skills and attitude. Besides that, there are several contributing factors playing significant role in triage procedure implementation, which is intrinsic factors. This study employed correlational analytic design accompanied with cross sectional approach.
Patient experiences of UK ambulance service telephone triage: a review of the literature
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Triage is the process of rapidly sorting patients who present to the emergency department ED to determine who needs to be seen immediately and who is safe to wait. This process requires the skills of an experienced emergency nurse. Recently, improving the flow by streamlining the triage process has been the focus of many process improvement efforts in emergency departments. In nearly one third of these occurrences, overcrowding was deemed to be a contributing factor. Given this environment, an effective triage process is crucial to the smooth functioning of an ED. Today, hospital triage refers to the quick sorting of patients who present to the ED for care. The purpose of triage is to put the right person in the right place at the right time for the right reason.
Obstetric triage: a systematic review of the past fifteen years: 1998-2013
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