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Triage på akutmottagning: ur ett sjuksköterskeperspektiv
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Triage in the emergency department (English)
Abstract [en]

Background:

2.5 million people each year, is expected to seek care at emergency rooms. In order to make a correct prioritization of care needs of the patient, the nurse use a triage scale. Knowledge and experience shows there are great demands on the nurse.

Aim:

The aim of this study was to illustrate the experiences of the nurse, when perform triage.

Method:

In order to capture the experience of the nurse, a qualitative literature- based study was chosen. Ten articles was read several times and analyzed by the writers.

Results:

The results are presented in three different themes and three subthemes, which all highlights nurses' experience of performing triage in the emergency department. The three themes that emerged were: Communication, assessment and decision making and ability.

Conclusion:

Results of the study show that communication, assessment, decision making and nurses ability are important parts, when nurses describes there experience to perform triage at an emergency department. But also to get to practice and to study cases related to performing triage

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , p. 17
Keywords [en]
decision making, emergency department, experience, nurse, triage
National Category
Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-6237Local ID: EXO500OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-6237DiVA, id: diva2:716884
Subject / course
Nursing science
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Sjuksköterskeprogrammet
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Available from: 2014-05-13 Created: 2014-05-13 Last updated: 2014-05-13Bibliographically approved

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