Horsey, M., Thomas, P. and Audlem, L., 2003. Effect of triage on patient outcomes. Practice Development in Health Care, 2 (1), pp. 29-32.
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Both staff and patients at the Blandford Community Hospital Physiotherapy Department were unhappy that sometimes it took as long as 12 weeks for general practice patients to receive their initial appointments. A triage system was introduced and an audit undertaken to compare outcomes before and after triage to see if, after undertaking triage, patients needed fewer treatments or were discharged sooner.
|Subjects:||Technology > Medicine and Health > Nursing and Midwifery|
|Group:||School of Health and Social Care > Centre for Social Work and Social Policy|
|Deposited By:||Mr Adam Field|
|Deposited On:||08 Aug 2007|
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