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sorting and allocating aid on the basis of need for or likely benefit from medical treatment or food

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The development and testing of an instrument to measure decision making in emergency department triage nurses (dissertation).
As implemented in our PER, the CPETS provides clear computer-administered guidance to triage nurses, leading them to check patient variables item by item, resulting in a more comprehensive assessment, regardless of the triage nurse's experience.
The triage function was decentralized to the pod level but the clinic found that it also needed to have at least one triage nurse at the clinic level to accommodate patients who didn't have a close relationship with a pod.
If you were a triage nurse, you would take your patient's vital signs--heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature, and blood pressure.
This guide provides new and seasoned nurses, preceptors, educators, and management teams with foundational skills that can be used throughout the triage orientation process as well as when practicing as an experienced triage nurse.
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NURSES AGREED to transfer to new premises at Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital after management agreed to separate the triage nurse and resuscitation nurse positions.
So you have to wait for the likes of a triage nurse before you can give a patient handover.
But even when she was with the triage nurse he was trying to put us off having tests done because they were so busy.
On walking into the triage room, she miscarried on the floor and passed the foetus at the feet of the triage nurse.
Although he spoke to a triage aide upon his arrival, he was never formally registered nor spoken to by a triage nurse.
You provide care and make decisions regarding the care of a group of patients, manage a team of colleagues on a busy med/surg unit or ICU, or perhaps you are the Triage Nurse in a very busy ER.
She spoke to a triage nurse who told her Chantelle probably had an upper respiratory tract infection and advised giving her Calpol.
His wife Barbara said the couple had arrived at the acute medical unit at 7pm and Mr Eaton was seen by a triage nurse - but they waited eight hours before a doctor was available.
Key Words: Triage, Knowledge, Triage nurse, Emergency and Accident Nursing, Emergency Room.