How can I improve my patient triage skills?
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How can I improve my patient triage skills?

Hugh Gorick Assistant practitioner, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Norwich, England

For emergency nurses, decision-making, patient assessment and triage are important skills

Triage is a multi-faceted skill, with significant outcomes for the patient. Being able to accurately triage people is key to safe and effective practice.

Emergency Nurse. 31, 6, 19-19. doi: 10.7748/en.31.6.19.s8

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