Predictive accuracy of triage nurses evaluation in risk stratification of syncope in the emergency department.

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BACKGROUND Syncope is a common clinical problem that accounts for 1-3% of all emergency department (ED) visits. Its prognosis is extremely variable with a 1-year mortality that may reach 30%. There are no available data about the accuracy of nursing triage in identifying high-risk syncope. The aim of our study was to evaluate the predictive accuracy of… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/emermed-2013-202813

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@article{Bonzi2014PredictiveAO, title={Predictive accuracy of triage nurses evaluation in risk stratification of syncope in the emergency department.}, author={Michela Bonzi and Elisa Maria Fiorelli and Laura Angaroni and L. T. Furlan and Marco Solbiati and Carlos Augusto Colombo and Frank Dipaola and N. Montano and R. Furlan and Giorgio Costantino}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2014}, volume={31 11}, pages={877-81} }