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The Distribution of 911 Triaged Call Incident Types within the Emergency Communication Nurse System

@inproceedings{Scott2014TheDO,
  title={The Distribution of 911 Triaged Call Incident Types within the Emergency Communication Nurse System},
  author={G. Scott and Jennie McQueen and Conrad Fivaz and I. Gardett and M. Zavadsky and N. Richmond and J. Clawson and C. Olola},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction: This study examined the distribution of the MPDS ® Chief Complaint protocols and determinant codes assigned by the EMD as eligible for nurse triage, as well as the distribution of the Chief Complaint protocols contained in the Emergency Communications Nurse System ™ (ECNS ™ ) secondary nurse triage process, as determined by the emergency communications nurse (ECN). Protocol distribution was also examined by patient gender. Objective: This study characterized protocol and gender… Expand
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