Validity and reliability of a novel Color-Risk Psychiatric Triage in a psychiatric emergency department

@inproceedings{MolinaLpez2016ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability of a novel Color-Risk Psychiatric Triage in a psychiatric emergency department},
  author={Alejandro Molina-L{\'o}pez and Jeremy Bernardo Cruz-Islas and Mauricio Palma-Cort{\'e}s and Diana Patricia Guizar-S{\'a}nchez and C{\'e}sar Yeh{\'u} Garfias-Rau and Martha Patricia Ontiveros-Uribe and Ana Fres{\'a}n-Orellana},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Classification of Psychiatric Emergency Presentations (PEP) is not sufficiently clear due to their inherent high inter-subjectivity and lack of validated triage instruments. In order to improve current classification of psychiatric emergency presentations (PEP) at Emergency Departments, we implemented and validated the Color-Risk Psychiatric Triage (CRPT), an instrument for classifying PEP risk by sorting one to five color/risk levels and one to thirty-two possible conditions… CONTINUE READING

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