Home > Books > Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell
Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell
View PDF

Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Visser, Lynn Sayre; Montejano, Anna Sivo; Grossman, Valerie Aarne
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-12265-0
  • Description
  • Details

This concise, user-friendly orientation guide and reference for new and seasoned nurses, paramedics, preceptors, educators, management teams, and anyone else working in the triage environment offers guidelines covering key processes and practices triage nurses use daily.

Chapters address core elements of triage such as patient point of entry, acuity scales, and "red-flag" patient presentations and how to handle them; coordination and communication with other health care team members; and documentation.

Key features:
- Provides essential guidance for key procedures and protocols in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access format
- Offers practical triage information with a focus on emergency department and urgent care settings
- Focuses on processes, critical thinking, and the legal aspects of triage
- Includes care considerations for specific patient populations
- Incorporates advice from seasoned emergency department nurses and triage educators

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Visser, Lynn Sayre; Montejano, Anna Sivo; Grossman, Valerie Aarne
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-12265-0
  • Specialty:
    Critical Care
    Emergency Medicine & Trauma
    Nursing Process & Diagnosis
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 270
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2015

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas This award-winning human anatomy general reference is a 3D visualization and learning tool used to interact with and explore the systems of the human body.
JOTM
PsycINFO® A comprehensive international bibliographic database, PsycINFO® provides access to more than 4 million citations in 29 languages.
JOTM
Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants The JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is an academic resource that delivers ongoing orthopaedic education for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
JOTM
Harvard Review of Psychiatry Founded by the Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry, this is the authoritative source for scholarly reviews and perspectives on important topics in psychiatry.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice, 4th Edition
Concise and clinically relevant resource for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions.

AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, 2nd Edition
Offers sweeping coverage of core orthopaedic knowledge that spans the spectrum of the orthopaedic specialties.