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Multicenter survey on emergency nurses' perception of Numerical Rating Scale reliability at triage time in adult Emergency Department patients

Gianfranco Cervellin, Ivan Comelli, Andrea Bellone, Fabrizio Giostra, Nicoletta Acierno, Michele Mitaritonno, Ciro Paolillo, Fabrizio Mastroianni, Matteo Pistorello, Gianni Rastelli, Giorgio Ricci, Andrea Tenci (+1 others)
2018 Emergency Care Journal  
In conclusion, NRS confirms to be a potentially valuable tool for pain evaluation at triage time, but many nurses express some doubts on its reliability, and will attribute the triage code mainly basing  ...  Several scales have been proposed for pain measurement, being the numerical rating scale (NRS) the most widely used, often at triage time.  ...  For each center, a physician or a nurse was responsible for the distribution and collection of the questionnaires, as well as for returning the surveys to our administrative assistant.  ... 
doi:10.4081/ecj.2018.7787 fatcat:pps2cbzbkrbrjp4ma6mzd6vyxy

Resource Management for Complex, Dynamic Environments

Mohammad S. Raunak, Leon J. Osterweil
2013 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
This view of resources is defined and then made the basis for the architecture of a system for storing, managing, and assigning resources.  ...  Guillaume Viguier-Just and Tiffany Chao provided very important support for the construction of case studies and other evaluative activities. Dr. Philip L.  ...  The capabilities needed to support "triage incoming patient" might include triaging, presumably (but perhaps not necessarily) provided by a triage nurse.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tse.2012.31 fatcat:vxzfddngizcxlj6mviwp3br5wu

Predicting Pre-triage Waiting Time in a Maternity Emergency Room Through Data Mining [chapter]

Sónia Pereira, Filipe Portela, Manuel F. Santos, José Machado, António Abelha
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Additionally, the number of patients and triage professionals working in the emergency room, as well as some temporal variables were identified as direct enhancers to the pre-triage waiting time.  ...  This study aims to predict the pre-triage waiting time in the emergency care of gynecology and obstetrics of Centro Materno Infantil do Norte (CMIN), the maternal and perinatal care unit of Centro Hospitalar  ...  In opposition to the MTS, triage is done by physicians and nurses [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29175-8_10 fatcat:wlcd5xs7dndz3hotgu7dhtedie

Emergency Department Online Patient-Caregiver Scheduling

Hanan Rosemarin, Ariel Rosenfeld, Sarit Kraus
In this paper, we propose a novel online deep-learning scheduling approach for the automatic assignment and scheduling of medical personnel to arriving patients.  ...  Our approach allows for the optimization of explicit, hospital-specific multi-variate objectives and takes advantage of available data, without altering the existing workflow of the ED.  ...  We assume that upon arrival to the ED, p i 's characteristics are correctly identified by the triage nurse.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aaai.v33i01.3301695 fatcat:kaz3sdhf5rf2npxy44fifhl2gu

A Task-based Support Architecture for Developing Point-of-care Clinical Decision Support Systems for the Emergency Department

S. Wilk, W. Michalowski, D. O'Sullivan, K. Farion, J. Sayyad-Shirabad, C. Kuziemsky, B. Kukawka
2012 Methods of Information in Medicine  
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to create a task-based support architecture for developing clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) that assist physicians in making decisions at the point-of-care  ...  Specifically, we used the O-MaSE (Organization-based Multi-agent System Engineering) method that allows for iterative translation of functional requirements into architectural components (e.g., agents)  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the reviewers for their constructive comments.  ... 
doi:10.3414/me11-01-0099 pmid:23232759 fatcat:u5xwgg5dzrhubkhd3flgh3dbli

Applications of Mobile Agents in Healthcare Domain: A Literature Survey

Pallavi Bagga, Rahul Hans
2015 International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing  
It provides an infrastructure not only for executing autonomous agents but also migrating them between different computers.  ...  In the recent years, mobile agent paradigm has emerged as a viable approach for the evolution of autonomic systems in the healthcare domain.  ...  The agent-based intelligent support system is required in medical industries because it allows the doctors and nurses gather quick information to assist in making diagnostic and treatment decisions.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijgdc.2015.8.5.05 fatcat:tsxfdgrlvbcitknajhioow652q

Interprofessional Practice in the Emergency Service: specific and shared assignments of nurses

Ruth Ester Assayag Batista, Marina Peduzzi
2019 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Results: The results were 45.7% for specific to the nurses, 14.2% for shared with physiotherapists and/or doctors, and in 40% (n=42) there was no consensus about the sharing of assignments.  ...  Method: Descriptive exploratory study, carried out in two phases: first, the analysis of dissertations /theses from the database of the Center for Studies and Research of the Brazilian Nursing Association  ...  of an artificial airway.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2017-0797 fatcat:owgfitkyd5acnnkvu6ktm6xsyi

Immune-Related Adverse Events in the Older Adult with Cancer Receiving Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy

Matthew D Biniakewitz, Mary Kate Kasler, Kristen L Fessele
2020 Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing  
The importance of high-quality nursing care cannot be overstated for this population, including proactive symptom assessment, management, and coordination of care.  ...  Nurses are well positioned to provide support to this vulnerable population.  ...  support nursing inquiry within a larger sample with more heterogeneity in gender and race.  ... 
doi:10.4103/apjon.apjon_48_20 pmid:33426185 pmcid:PMC7785075 fatcat:jhesi73vtjhmrffa7d3f7axgr4

How the COVID-19 pandemic will change the future of critical care

Yaseen M Arabi, Elie Azoulay, Hasan M Al-Dorzi, Jason Phua, Jorge Salluh, Alexandra Binnie, Carol Hodgson, Derek C Angus, Maurizio Cecconi, Bin Du, Rob Fowler, Charles D Gomersall (+12 others)
2021 Intensive Care Medicine  
Pre-existing ICU triage and end-of-life care principles should be established, implemented and updated.  ...  ICUs must also be prepared to accommodate surges of patients and ICU staffing models should allow for fluctuations in demand.  ...  Triage teams are a strategy that may offload responsibility for difficult triage decisions from frontline clinicians.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00134-021-06352-y pmid:33616696 pmcid:PMC7898492 fatcat:d3taj567y5g5zl2gvoekbvdb3y

Ethics of ICU triage during COVID-19

Rasita Vinay, Holger Baumann, Nikola Biller-Andorno
2021 British Medical Bulletin  
Areas timely for developing research Examine the universality vs. context-dependence of triaging principles and criteria; empirically test the appropriateness of triaging guidelines, including impact on  ...  Growing points Improve outcome predictions, possibly aided by Artificial intelligence (AI); develop participatory approaches to drafting, assessing and revising triaging protocols; learn from experiences  ...  Artificial Intelligence (AI) may aid physicians in arriving at triage decisions by predicting outcome and possibly patient preferences. 40 This could lead to more efficient and reliable decision-making  ... 
doi:10.1093/bmb/ldab009 pmid:34057458 fatcat:zck7jf6barfqpjts6shlpycmli

Medical Robots for Infectious Diseases: Lessons and Challenges from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Antonio Di Lallo, Robin Murphy, Axel Krieger, Junxi Zhu, Russell H. Taylor, Hao Su
2021 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
This article provides an overview of the current state of the art, highlighting the enabling technologies and unmet needs for prospective technological advances within the next five to 10 years.  ...  involving medical robots in the continuum of care, ranging from disease prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and home care, have been extensively deployed and also present incredible opportunities for  ...  Acknowledgment Hao Su is the corresponding author for this article.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2020.3045671 fatcat:jgt4i76noranlasogllzswhehi

The 41st ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine, so far, so Close!

Ali Reza Khoshdel
2015 Journal of Archives in Military Medicine  
There is no advanced triage system for nerve agents, until now. Several protocols of triage for chemical victims exist without any international standard.  ...  IRAN-25: Triage of Nerve Agents: Management and Protocols Mohammad Ali Khoshnevis, 1 Ali Rahmani, 1,* Jafar Aslani, 2 Yunes Panahi 2 1 Military Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Baqi- yatallah  ... 
doi:10.5812/jamm.34456 fatcat:cixrkxt7jvb25b2l4lrxm43ppm

2007 Scientific Abstracts

2007 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
Opioid analgesics may compound the cardiorespiratory depressant effects of propofol, a popular agent for ED procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA).  ...  Methods: This doubleblind, randomized trial enrolled patients aged 14-65 years (ASA Class I or II), requiring PSA for orthopedic reduction or abscess drainage in an academic ED.  ...  A TLP was deployed from 11:00- 20:00 daily to initiate early patient management, assist triage nurses, answer medical calls, and manage ED administration.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1481803500015062 fatcat:sqzwl2p2zjgzxh3xiaprwb3ve4

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Combating High Antimicrobial Resistance Rates

Ali A. Rabaan, Saad Alhumaid, Abbas Al Mutair, Mohammed Garout, Yem Abulhamayel, Muhammad A. Halwani, Jeehan H. Alestad, Ali Al Bshabshe, Tarek Sulaiman, Meshal K. AlFonaisan, Tariq Almusawi, Hawra Albayat (+7 others)
2022 Antibiotics  
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of science and engineering that focuses on the computational understanding of intelligent behavior.  ...  The majority of suggested AI solutions for AMR are meant to supplement rather than replace a doctor's prescription or opinion, but rather to serve as a valuable tool for making their work easier.  ...  Acknowledgments: N.A. would like to acknowledge the support of the USM research assistance scheme. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/antibiotics11060784 fatcat:62c63xxecbe6jn5rb2e4y4enkq

Delayed Lactogenesis II and potential utility of antenatal milk expression in women developing late-onset preeclampsia: a case series

Jill Demirci, Mandy Schmella, Melissa Glasser, Lisa Bodnar, Katherine P. Himes
2018 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
Breastfeeding may counteract the negative cardiovascular sequela associated with preeclampsia; however, women who develop preeclampsia may be at-risk for suboptimal breastfeeding rates.  ...  Conclusions: Additional research is needed to address incidence, etiology, and interventions, including AME, for breastfeeding issues among a larger sample of women who develop hypertensive disorders of  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Debra Bogen for her contributions to the study design and Erin Caplan for her assistance with data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12884-018-1693-5 pmid:29544467 pmcid:PMC5855986 fatcat:kvwmvzjifjcsjju5ki7aoulvxi
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