Ambulance call triage outcomes for patients reporting pain: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of pain score versus triage level.

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OBJECTIVE To identify any association between the response priority code generated during calls to the ambulance communication centre and patient reports of pain severity. METHODS A retrospective analysis of patient care records was undertaken for all patients transported by paramedics over a 7-day period. The primary research interest was the association… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/emj.2008.058719

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@article{Lord2009AmbulanceCT, title={Ambulance call triage outcomes for patients reporting pain: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of pain score versus triage level.}, author={Bill Lord and J. Cui and Malcolm F Woollard}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2009}, volume={26 2}, pages={123-7} }