Emergency department triage: an ethical analysis

@inproceedings{Aacharya2011EmergencyDT,
  title={Emergency department triage: an ethical analysis},
  author={Ramesh P Aacharya and Chris Gastmans and Yvonne Denier},
  booktitle={BMC emergency medicine},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Emergency departments across the globe follow a triage system in order to cope with overcrowding. The intention behind triage is to improve the emergency care and to prioritize cases in terms of clinical urgency. DISCUSSION In emergency department triage, medical care might lead to adverse consequences like delay in providing care, compromise in privacy and confidentiality, poor physician-patient communication, failing to provide the necessary care altogether, or even having to… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 10 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 81 references

A hospital-wide strategy for fixing ED overcrowding

  • B Carrus, S Corbett, D Kandelwai
  • Health International
  • 2009
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine): Ethics of emergency department triage: SAEM position statement

  • SAEM Ethics Committe
  • Acad Emerg Med
  • 1995
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Moral principles for allocating scarce medical resources in an influenza pandemic

  • M Verweij
  • Bioethical Inquiry
  • 2009
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Emergency Triage: Manchester Triage Group. 2 edition

  • K Mackway-Jones, J Marsden, J Windle
  • BMJ Book. Blackwell Publishing Limited;
  • 2006
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

The care perspective in health care ethics

  • C Gastmans
  • Edited by: Davis A, Tchudin V, de Raeve L…
  • 2006
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…