Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
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.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Nursing for women's health
A key principle in the effective management of major incidents is triage, the process of prioritising patients on the basis of their clinical acuity. In many countries including the UK, a two-stage ap...
Triage is important in identifying high-risk patients amongst many less urgent patients as emergency department (ED) overcrowding has become a national crisis recently. This study aims to validate tha...
Intensive care unit (ICU) admission triage occurs frequently and often involves highly subjective decisions that may lead to potentially inappropriate ICU admissions. In this study, we evaluated the e...
IntroductionThe most commonly used methods for triage in mass-casualty incidents (MCIs) rely upon providers to take exact counts of vital signs or other patient parameters. The acuity and volume of pa...
Optometric or visual acuity assessment is an essential part of ophthalmologic examination. Visual acuity measurement serves as a tool for screening of ophthalmic disorders, as well as diagnosis and mo...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the validity and the reproducibility of the canadian triage and acuity scale when applied by regular nurses for the triage of children in the Emergency...
The primary objective of this study is aimed at analyzing the ICU triage practices of clinicians at a cancer hospital with and without the use of an algorithm-based triage tool, and to ass...
Assessment of burnout syndrome of triage nurses from Emergency Departments from Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
The purpose of this study is to determine how the length of a triage shift (i.e. 4 vs., 8 vs., 12 hours) affects fatigue levels among triage nurses in the Emergency Department (ED).
Nurses participate to geriatric evaluations for falling patients. For these patients, it is recommended to evaluate,especially, visual acuity but this is not currently done because it is d...
Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.
Nurses who provide nursing care in countries other than the ones in which they received their training.
The sorting out and classification of patients or casualties to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment.
Health personnel who do not hold professional degrees or credentials, but have completed training and are licensed to provide routine patient care under the direction of registered nurses and physicians.
A fluorescent compound that emits light only in specific configurations in certain lipid media. It is used as a tool in the study of membrane lipids.