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Reliability of the Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS®) Used by Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Providers

2015-09-25 07:23:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS) in used for triage in emergency departments in Switzerland, France and Belgium. No validated triage scale is actually used by Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers. The objective of this project is to evaluate the reliability and performance of triage by EMS providers with the SETS.

Description

The Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS) in used for triage in emergency departments in Switzerland, France and Belgium. No validated triage scale is actually used by EMS providers. The objective of this project is to evaluate the reliability and performance of triage by EMS providers with the SETS.

In order to perform this evaluation a cohort of 22 EMS providers will evaluate 28 standardized clinical scenarios using a computer simulator.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Emergency Medical Services

Intervention

Mobile triage system

Location

ED of Geneva University Hospitals
Geneva
Switzerland
1211

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Geneva

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-09-25T07:23:22-0400

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