Predictive validity of the triage risk screening tool for elderly patients in a Canadian emergency department.

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PURPOSE We sought to externally evaluate the predictive validity of the Triage Risk Screening Tool (TRST) for elderly patients in a Canadian setting. METHODS A prospective, observational cohort study of a convenience sample of patients more than 64 years old was assessed using the TRST before discharge. The composite outcome of any emergency department… (More)

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@article{Fan2006PredictiveVO, title={Predictive validity of the triage risk screening tool for elderly patients in a Canadian emergency department.}, author={Jerome Fan and Andrew Worster and Christopher M.B. Fernandes}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={2006}, volume={24 5}, pages={540-4} }