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2011/12/8Potential benefits of triage for the trauma patient in a Kenyan emergency department Lampi M Junker JPE Tabu JS Berggren P Jonson CO Wladis A BMC Emerg Med 18(1):49 29 Nov 2018 Cited by: 0 articles | PMID: 30497397 Triage (/ ˈ t r iː ɑː ʒ t r i ˈ ɑː ʒ /) is the process of determining the priority of patients' treatments by the severity of their condition or likelihood of recovery with and without treatment This rations patient treatment efficiently when resources are insufficient for all to be treated immediately influencing the order and priority of emergency treatment emergency transport

Disparities in triage and management of the homeless and

Trauma systems are designed to provide specialized treatment for the most severely injured As populations change it is imperative for trauma centers to remain dynamic to provide the best care to all members of the community A retrospective review of all trauma patients treated at one Level II trauma center in Southern CA over 5 years Three cohorts of patients were studied: geriatric (gt

2015/3/20Trauma is a major national health care problem that affects one of four U S citizens annually Traumatic injury both accidental and intentional is the leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1 to 34 years There are as many as 150 000 trauma

2009/1/9Imprecise field triage results in overtriage (trauma team activation (TTA) for the minimally injured patient) and undertriage (severely injured patient admitted without TTA) Priority has been to minimize undertriage as it may result in adverse patient outcome due to denial of the potential benefits of immediate expert assessment and resuscitation provided by the trauma team

assigns the patient a triage acuity level which is a proxy measure of how long an individual patient can safely wait for a medical screening examination and treatment In 2008 there were 123 8 million visits to U S emergency departments (Centers for Disease Control

5 Prehospital/Field Trauma Triage Establishing triage criteria for both primary (prehospital) and secondary (Interfacility) patient severity levels ensures uniformity in the prioritization of injured patients and provides a common language for the trauma system

Swedish emergency department triage and interventions

2011/12/8Potential benefits of triage for the trauma patient in a Kenyan emergency department Lampi M Junker JPE Tabu JS Berggren P Jonson CO Wladis A BMC Emerg Med 18(1):49 29 Nov 2018 Cited by: 0 articles | PMID: 30497397

Introduction Recent initiatives in the Care of the Trauma patient in the UK have led to the establishment of Major Trauma Centres (MTCs) supporting a Trauma Network It is envisaged that any person suffering from major trauma will be taken directly to one of these centres with an expectant increase in survivability and decrease in morbidity This will have an impact on the Ambulance Service

2018/11/29Further the study attempts to assess potential benefits of triage towards efficient management of trauma patients in one middle income country A prospective descriptive study was conducted Adult trauma patients admitted to the emergency department during an 8-month period at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret Kenya were included

The patient is having other body areas scanned for head injury or multi-region trauma The patient is alert and stable Potential Benefits Appropriate triage assessment investigation and early management of head injury in children young people and adults

2020/6/18Furthermore triage is highly time pressured 11 Prolonging triage potentially harms the patient being triaged and causes longer waits for newly arriving patients Asking triage nurses to predict patient disposition on top of their other tasks could only be acceptable if it involved no extra patient evaluation and is minimally time-consuming

The Australasian Triage Scale (ATS) is a clinical tool used to establish the maximum waiting time for medical assessment and treatment of a patient The ATS aims to ensure that patients presenting to emergency departments (EDs) are treated in the order of their clinical urgency and allocated to the most appropriate assessment and treatment area

High-risk criteria The triage of trauma patients who are physiologically stable and where only a single mechanistic criterion is present has a high potential for over-triage The Victorian pre-hospital high-risk criteria requires both a specific trauma mechanism and either an age or comorbidity element present in order to identify as pMT 8

2018/11/8Triage: the basics During the triage process a nurse assigns a score or code often color-coded to the patient In a typical emergency room the patient might be seen immediately or might have to wait several hours (depending on the code that's been assigned)

Triaging the right patient to the right place in the shortest

The American College of Surgeons Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient outlines the resources necessary for optimal care and is used as a guide for the development of trauma centres throughout the USA 3 Trauma centres vary in their specific capabilities and are identified by 'Level' designation—generally three to five levels with Level I being the highest

7 Mass Casualty Trauma Triage - Paradigms and Pitfalls BACKGROUND AND RECENT LESSONS Triage is not the same as patient assessment – it is an assignment of resources based on the initial patient assessment and consideration of available resources

Triage (/ ˈ t r iː ɑː ʒ t r i ˈ ɑː ʒ /) is the process of determining the priority of patients' treatments by the severity of their condition or likelihood of recovery with and without treatment This rations patient treatment efficiently when resources are insufficient for all to be treated immediately influencing the order and priority of emergency treatment emergency transport

2015/3/20Trauma is a major national health care problem that affects one of four U S citizens annually Traumatic injury both accidental and intentional is the leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1 to 34 years There are as many as 150 000 trauma

Abstract Advanced Triage Protocols in the Emergency Department by Lijuan Zhao MSN Walden University 2015 BSN Excelsior College 2012 Project Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice Walden

High-risk criteria The triage of trauma patients who are physiologically stable and where only a single mechanistic criterion is present has a high potential for over-triage The Victorian pre-hospital high-risk criteria requires both a specific trauma mechanism and either an age or comorbidity element present in order to identify as pMT 8

Trauma systems are designed to provide specialized treatment for the most severely injured As populations change it is imperative for trauma centers to remain dynamic to provide the best care to all members of the community A retrospective review of all trauma patients treated at one Level II trauma center in Southern CA over 5 years Three cohorts of patients were studied: geriatric (gt

Our Level I Trauma Center receives an average of 300 trauma patients per year Demographic and physiological data along with the entire trauma patient management process and Vittel field triage criteria are recorded in a local trauma registry