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Implementing an Obstetrics-Specific Triage Acuity Tool to Increase Nurses' Knowledge and Improve Timeliness of Care.

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Summary of "Implementing an Obstetrics-Specific Triage Acuity Tool to Increase Nurses' Knowledge and Improve Timeliness of Care."

To implement an obstetrics-specific triage acuity tool called the Maternal Fetal Triage Index (MFTI) in two maternity units, test the change in nurses' knowledge of triage assessment, and improve timeliness of care.

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Name: Nursing for women's health
ISSN: 1751-486X
Pages: 293-301

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