triage category

triage category

An A&E (casualty) term used in the UK for the severity of a patient’s condition, which determines how he or she will be managed:
(1) Immediate resuscitation required 
(2) Very urgent
(3) Urgent 
(4) Standard 
(5) Non-urgent
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Two hundred and ninety-two patients were triaged into a triage category that is not part of the Triage Sieve tool, and were excluded from analysis pertaining to injury severity.
Victorian hospitals are national leaders in treating emergency patients (equal first in triage Category 1, and first in triage Category 2 and 3) and we are proud that our system continues to treat the sickest patients the quickest.
All healthcare facilities dealing with children should perform a rapid triage process that gathers sufficient information to assign the correct triage category to a sick child and offer adequate paediatric resuscitation care.
Most of our admission refusals previously labelled as futile (4) are now included in the triage category and this information forms the basis for robust requests to appropriate decision makers for additional resources.
Designated nurses for resuscitation beds will be employed and rostered as follows in certain Emergency Departments in recognition of their combined role delineation and Urgency Disposition Group (UDG)--a measure that weights attendances for triage category mix and patient disposition.
Triage Category 1 patients are critical cases requiring immediate attention, while Triage Category 2 patients are emergency cases requiring attention within 15 minutes.
In addition, the influence of race, triage category, and mode of arrival were assessed with regard to parental satisfaction (Table 1).
A statistically significant association between not wearing a seatbelt when involved in a road traffic collision and triage category was demonstrated (p=0.
as the patient's condition progresses, so his/her need for intervention alters, and the triage category will change.
Medical personnel quickly assessed the injured and evacuated them according to their triage category.
Contributed to NSW hospitals meeting national benchmarks for emergency department performance in every triage category for the first time ever.
10] We are not told what cut-offs were used to assign a child to a particular triage category, but if volume of workload and staffing allow, these seem sensible additions.