2 The decision-making process and triage.
3 The triage method.
4 Pain assessment as part of the triage process.
5 Patient management, triage and the triage nurse.
6 Auditing the triage process.
7 Telephone triage.
8 Beyond prioritisation.
Presentational flow chart numbers.
Presentational flow charts.
Addresses the continuing need for triage in today's health care
- Includes new colour coded protocols
- New chapters cover the use of the system in telephone triage, in settings where streaming takes place and as an early warning score for patients in all unscheduled care settings
- Provides new charts for allergy and palpitations and redesigned and expanded flow charts
- Incorporates new clinical practices such as revascularisation for patients with stroke and new discriminators, for example, acute neurological deficit and significant respiratory history