While patients wait, triage nurses do interventions

May 2009
ED Nursing;May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p79
The article discusses emergency nursing triage protocols used in the emergency department (ED) at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The protocols allow triage nurses to start interventions while the patient is waiting to see the physician. Nursing protocols include urine tests, X-rays, and blood tests.


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