Pediatric Triage Guidelines / Edition 1

Pediatric Triage Guidelines / Edition 1

by Kathleen A. Murphy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815173334

ISBN-13: 9780815173335

Pub. Date: 08/01/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

PEDIATRIC TRIAGE GUIDELINES focuses on practical information that can be used by health care providers in virtually any health care setting where children are seen. It is divided into four main sections covering: general information about triage; standing orders for medications, laboratory procedures, and radiologic procedures; triage reference data; and triage

Overview

PEDIATRIC TRIAGE GUIDELINES focuses on practical information that can be used by health care providers in virtually any health care setting where children are seen. It is divided into four main sections covering: general information about triage; standing orders for medications, laboratory procedures, and radiologic procedures; triage reference data; and triage protocols, presented on 2-page spreads, for approximately 140 different situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815173335
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO PEDIATRIC TRIAGE
• STANDING TRIAGE ORDERS
• Standing Medication Orders
• Standing Laboratory Orders
• Standing Radiology Orders
• Standing Emergency Department Referrals
• TRIAGE REFERENCE DATA
• Pediatric Vital Signs/Measures
• Anatomical Structures and Reference Guides
• STANDING TRIAGE ORDERS
• Neurologic
• Psychologic
• Eye
• Ear/Nose/Throat
• Mouth
• Cardiovascular
• Respiratory
• Gastrointestinal
• Gynecologic
• Genital
• Urologic/Renal
• Dermatologic
• Musculoskeletal
• Wounds/Minor Trauma
• Hematologic/Oncologic
• Immunologic
• Infectious Disease
• Metabolic/Endocrine
• Toxicologic
• Thermal
• Environmental
• Social
• Other
• APPENDICES
• Job Description for the Primary Triage Nurse
• Job Description for the Secondary Sorter Triage Nurse
• Triage Documentation Record
• Pediatric Triage Fast Track Criteria
• COBRA Laws
• Consent for Treatment
• Reportable Cases to the State
• Isolation Categories
• Pediatric Immunization Schedule
• Conversion Tables

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