Kate Tantam

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We assessed the impact of a United Kingdom government-recommended triage process, designed to guide the decision to admit patients to intensive care during an influenza pandemic, on patients in a teaching hospital intensive care unit. We found that applying the triage criteria to a current case-mix would result in 116 of the 255 patients (46%) admitted(More)
  • Kate Tantam
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2011
DVT is preventable and is not complex to treat. It is a significant failing that trusts are not screening patients appropriately; there is no excuse. The minimum standard of 90 per cent of patients screened is achievable, so trusts that are unable to achieve this need to be highlighted.