The use of scripting at triage and its impact on elopements.

@article{Handel2010TheUO,
  title={The use of scripting at triage and its impact on elopements.},
  author={Daniel A. Handel and Rongwei Rochelle Fu and Mohamud Daya and Jodie York and Eric M. Larson and K John McConnell},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={
          495-500
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to measure the effect of scripting language at triage on the likelihood of elopements, controlling for patient volume and other potential confounding variables. METHODS This was a pre- and postintervention cohort study using the same 5-month period (November 2007-March 2008 and November 2008-March 2009, respectively) that included in the analysis all patients 21 years of age and older, who presented to the triage window in the emergency department… CONTINUE READING
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