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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28628525/assessing-sensitivity-and-specificity-of-the-manchester-triage-system-in-the-evaluation-of-acute-coronary-syndrome-in-adult-patients-in-emergency-care-a-systematic-review
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Fernanda Ayache Nishi, Flávia de Oliveira Motta Maia, Itamar de Souza Santos, Dina de Almeida Lopes Monteiro da Cruz
BACKGROUND: Triage is the first assessment and sorting process used to prioritize patients arriving in the emergency department (ED). As a triage tool, the Manchester Triage System (MTS) must have a high sensitivity to minimize the occurrence of under-triage, but must not compromise specificity to avoid the occurrence of overtriage. Sensitivity and specificity of the MTS can be calculated using the frequency of appropriately assigned clinical priority levels for patients presenting to the ED...
June 2017: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28425112/beyond-guidelines-discretionary-practice-in-face-to-face-triage-nursing
#2
Lars E F Johannessen
This article draws on ethnographic data from a Norwegian emergency primary care clinic (EPCC) to explore nurses' discretionary application of guidelines. Specifically, it analyses nurses' discretionary use of the Manchester Triage System (MTS) when performing face-to-face triage, that is, assessing the urgency of patients' complaints. The analysis shows how nurses assessed patients at odds with MTS prescriptions by collecting supplementary data, engaging in differential diagnostic and holistic reasoning, relying on emotion and intuition, and allowing colleagues and patients to influence their reasoning...
April 20, 2017: Sociology of Health & Illness
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28398975/effectiveness-of-the-manchester-triage-system-on-time-to-treatment-in-the-emergency-department-a-systematic-review-protocol
#3
Emilia A Cicolo, Fernanda Ayache Nishi, Heloísa H Ciqueto Peres, Diná de Almeida Lopes Monteiro da Cruz
The review aims to find the best available evidence on the effectiveness of the Manchester Triage System on time to treatment in the emergency department.
April 2017: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28273254/manchester-system-time-spent-on-risk-classification-and-priority-of-care-at-an-emergency-medical-service
#4
Franciele Anziliero, Bárbara Elis Dal Soler, Bárbara Amaral da Silva, Thaíla Tanccini, Mariur Gomes Beghetto
Objective: To assess the time before and time spent on risk classification, priority of care, and destination of patients within 24 hours after their admission to an emergency medical service. Methods: Retrospective cohort study that included adults classified by the Manchester Triage System at the largest emergency medical service in the south of the country in 2012. The data were made available in the form of an electronic sheet and analyzed according to their characteristics and distribution...
February 23, 2017: Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28248796/how-to-predict-oral-rehydration-failure-in-children-with-gastroenteritis
#5
Dorien Geurts, Ewout W Steyerberg, Henriëtte Moll, Rianne Oostenbrink
OBJECTIVES: Oral rehydration is the standard in most current guidelines for young children with acute gastroenteritis (AGE). Failure of oral rehydration can complicate the disease course, leading to morbidity due to severe dehydration. We aimed to identify prognostic factors of oral rehydration failure in children with AGE. METHODS: Design A prospective, observational study.Setting Emergency department (ED), Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2010- 2012...
February 28, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28151987/validity-of-the-manchester-triage-system-in-emergency-care-a-prospective-observational-study
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Joany M Zachariasse, Nienke Seiger, Pleunie P M Rood, Claudio F Alves, Paulo Freitas, Frank J Smit, Gert R Roukema, Henriëtte A Moll
OBJECTIVES: To determine the validity of the Manchester Triage System (MTS) in emergency care for the general population of patients attending the emergency department, for children and elderly, and for commonly used MTS flowcharts and discriminators across three different emergency care settings. METHODS: This was a prospective observational study in three European emergency departments. All consecutive patients attending the emergency department during a 1-year study period (2010-2012) were included...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27993937/validity-of-the-manchester-triage-system-in-patients-with-sepsis-presenting-at-the-ed-a-first-assessment
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Ingo Gräff, Bernd Goldschmidt, Procula Glien, Ramona C Dolscheid-Pommerich, Rolf Fimmers, Daniel Grigutsch
BACKGROUND: The Manchester Triage System (MTS) does not have a specific presentational flow chart for sepsis. The goal of this investigation was to determine adequacy of acuity assignment for patients with sepsis presenting at the ED and triaged using the MTS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective analysis included patients >16 presenting to an ED in Bonn, Germany, on the first 12 days of each month between June 2012 and March 2014. Patients were classified into one of three septic groups, or no sepsis...
December 19, 2016: Emergency Medicine Journal: EMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27925145/the-oldest-old-in-the-emergency-department-impact-of-renal-function
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T Brünnler, M Drey, G Dirrigl, C Weingart, F Rockmann, C Sieber, U Hoffmann
OBJECTIVES: The ageing population implicates an increasing numbers of older adults attending Emergency Departments (ED). We assessed the effect of estimated glomerular filtration rate as a predictor of clinical outcomes in oldest-old patients ≥ 85 years attending the ED in an university teaching hospital. DESIGN: Within three years, 81831 patient contacts were made in our ED. 7799 (9.5%) were older than 85 years, in whom we analyzed the impact of renal function on various outcome parameters...
2016: Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27873299/using-the-manchester-triage-system-for-refusing-nonurgent-patients-in-the-emergency-department-a-30-day-outcome-study
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Roger Daglius Dias, Izabel Cristina Rios, Carlos Luis Benites Canhada, Maria Dolores Galinanes Otero Fernandes, Leila Suemi Harima Letaif, Eloisa Bonfá, Maria Beatriz Moliterno Perondi
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term outcomes and satisfaction of nonurgent patients who seek care in the emergency department (ED) and are diverted to primary health services (PHS). METHODS: Data were collected from 264 nonurgent patients diverted from the ED of a tertiary public university hospital in São Paulo, Brazil. The nonurgent patient definition was performed by Manchester triage system version II (MTS-II) associated to medical interview in the triage service...
September 2016: Journal of Emergency Management: JEM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27852722/patient-motives-behind-low-acuity-visits-to-the-emergency-department-in-germany-a-qualitative-study-comparing-urban-and-rural-sites
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Martina Schmiedhofer, Martin Möckel, Anna Slagman, Johann Frick, Stephan Ruhla, Julia Searle
OBJECTIVES: The increasing number of low-acuity visits to emergency departments (ED) is an important issue in Germany, despite the fact that all costs of inpatient and outpatient treatment are covered by mandatory health insurance. We aimed to explore the motives of patients categorised with low-acuity conditions for visiting an ED. METHODS: We conducted a qualitative study in two urban and one rural ED. We recruited a purposive sample of adults, who were assigned to the lowest two categories in the Manchester triage system...
November 16, 2016: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27832678/-prospective-study-of-the-health-care-utilization-of-a-clinic-by-outpatients-in-a-rural-region
#11
P R Issing, M Spreng, H Atie
Background: Medical care of emergency cases is based primarily on the so called KV-emergency service in Germany. However, it seems that hospitals are more and more frequented in such cases, which was the focus of our study. Material and Methods: The prospective study started in April 2013 and ended in March 2014. All outpatients were analyzed according several items such as personal data, the reason, time and urgency for presentation. An emergency case was defined by the patient's need of acute ENT-care. Results: All in all 11 002 patients were enrolled in this study...
April 2017: Laryngo- Rhino- Otologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27814440/views-from-the-prehospital-perspective-a-comparison-with-a-prehospital-score-to-triage-categorisation-in-the-emergency-department
#12
D Gaumont, N Cummins, A Hannigan, D Ryan
This aim of this observ estigate how the recently introduced National Early Warning Score (ViEWS) applied in the prehospital setting (Ph-ViEWS) compares with the Manchester Triage System (MTS) used in most Emergency Departments (ED) in Ireland. 386 patients fitted the inclusion criteria of which 272 (69%) had a complete set of values. Of 272 MTS 1 and 2 patients, only 114 (42%) had a Ph-ViEWS ⋝7. This study found that a substantial number of patients deemed urgent at the time of triage do not have elevated Ph-ViEWS...
June 10, 2016: Irish Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27792290/the-reliability-of-the-manchester-triage-system-mts-a-meta-analysis
#13
Amir Mirhaghi, Reza Mazlom, Abbas Heydari, Mohsen Ebrahimi
OBJECTIVE: Although the Manchester Triage System (MTS) was first developed two decades ago, the reliability of the MTS has not been questioned through comparison with a moderating variable; therefore, the aim of this study is to determine the extent of the reliability of MTS using a meta-analytic review. METHOD: Electronic databases were searched up to March 1st, 2014. Studies were only included if they had reported sample sizes, reliability coefficients, and adequate description of the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) reliability assessment...
September 9, 2016: Journal of Evidence-based Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27725842/forecasting-daily-volume-and-acuity-of-patients-in-the-emergency-department
#14
Rafael Calegari, Flavio S Fogliatto, Filipe R Lucini, Jeruza Neyeloff, Ricardo S Kuchenbecker, Beatriz D Schaan
This study aimed at analyzing the performance of four forecasting models in predicting the demand for medical care in terms of daily visits in an emergency department (ED) that handles high complexity cases, testing the influence of climatic and calendrical factors on demand behavior. We tested different mathematical models to forecast ED daily visits at Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA), which is a tertiary care teaching hospital located in Southern Brazil. Model accuracy was evaluated using mean absolute percentage error (MAPE), considering forecasting horizons of 1, 7, 14, 21, and 30 days...
2016: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579934/manchester-triage-system-main-flowcharts-discriminators-and-outcomes-of-a-pediatric-emergency-care
#15
Camila Amthauer, Maria Luzia Chollopetz da Cunha
OBJETIVE: to characterize the care services performed through risk rating by the Manchester Triage System, identifying demographics (age, gender), main flowcharts, discriminators and outcomes in pediatric emergency. METHOD: cross-sectional quantitative study. Data on risk classification were obtained through a search of computerized registration data from medical records of patients treated in the pediatric emergency within one year. Descriptive statistics with absolute and relative frequencies was used for the analysis...
August 29, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27250249/national-early-warning-score-news-as-an-emergency-department-predictor-of-disease-severity-and-90-day-survival-in-the-acutely-dyspneic-patient-a-prospective-observational-study
#16
Bente Bilben, Linda Grandal, Signe Søvik
BACKGROUND: National Early Warning Score (NEWS) was designed to detect deteriorating patients in hospital wards, specifically those at increased risk of ICU admission, cardiac arrest, or death within 24 h. NEWS is not validated for use in Emergency Departments (ED), but emerging data suggest it may be useful. A criticism of NEWS is that patients with chronic poor oxygenation, e.g. severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), will have elevated NEWS also in the absence of acute deterioration, possibly reducing the predictive power of NEWS in this subgroup...
June 2, 2016: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27138492/nurse-staffing-calculation-in-the-emergency-department-performance-oriented-calculation-based-on-the-manchester-triage-system-at-the-university-hospital-bonn
#17
Ingo Gräff, Bernd Goldschmidt, Procula Glien, Sophia Klockner, Felix Erdfelder, Jennifer Lynn Schiefer, Daniel Grigutsch
BACKGROUND: To date, there are no valid statistics regarding the number of full time staff necessary for nursing care in emergency departments in Europe. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Staff requirement calculations were performed using state-of-the art procedures which take both fluctuating patient volume and individual staff shortfall rates into consideration. In a longitudinal observational study, the average nursing staff engagement time per patient was assessed for 503 patients...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27135864/-patients-with-acute-non-traumatic-abdominal-pain-in-german-emergency-departments-a-prospective-monocentric-observation-study
#18
M Kulla, S Kraus, F Walcher, R Somasundaram, C E Wrede, L Lampl, M Helm
Background: Up to 11 % of patients in an Emergency Department (ED) present with non-traumatic acute abdominal pain. Based on this presenting symptom, this study aimed to analyse how residents (surgery, internal medicine, anaesthesiology and other fields) working in an ED during their second and third year of education treat these patients. Material and Methods: We performed a prospective, monocentric observation study in an ED in accordance with the STROBE recommendations, following the recommendations from the Ethics Committee of the University of Ulm (application no...
December 2016: Zentralblatt Für Chirurgie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26974710/building-a-decision-support-system-for-inpatient-admission-prediction-with-the-manchester-triage-system-and-administrative-check-in-variables
#19
Alexander Zlotnik, Miguel Cuchí Alfaro, María Carmen Pérez Pérez, Ascensión Gallardo-Antolín, Juan Manuel Montero Martínez
The usage of decision support tools in emergency departments, based on predictive models, capable of estimating the probability of admission for patients in the emergency department may give nursing staff the possibility of allocating resources in advance. We present a methodology for developing and building one such system for a large specialized care hospital using a logistic regression and an artificial neural network model using nine routinely collected variables available right at the end of the triage process...
May 2016: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26939102/-emergency-triage-an-overview
#20
REVIEW
Michael Christ, Roland Bingisser, Christian Hans Nickel
In emergency departments, patients present with different severities of diseases and traumatic injuries. However, patients with severe and life-threatening conditions compete for the same resources such as personal and structure. As a general rule, each patient should receive immediate diagnostic and treatment, independent of his or her severity of disease or traumatic injury. However, an unexpected number of patients presenting to the emergency department at the same time may exceed available resources. Thus, waiting times will occur and management of patients may be impeded...
March 2016: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
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