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Computer-Assisted Triage System for Large Volume Emergency Rooms

  • R. D. Slay
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 167)

Abstract

The majority of patients seen in high volume Emergency Rooms are non-appointed “walk-in” patients with a complex spectrum of nonserious and serious illness. If the patient is not obviously ill on initial presentation, it is frequently assumed that the patient’s problem is minor, and that the patient can wait to be evaluated and treated and he is prioritized after the more overtly ill or injured patients.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

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  • R. D. Slay

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