Debbie A Travers

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using nurses' natural language entries to build a concept-oriented terminology for patients' chief complaints in the emergency department
    Debbie A Travers
    School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3360, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:260-70. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis clusters for emergency medicine
    Debbie A Travers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1337-44. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of emergency medical text processor, a system for cleaning chief complaint text data
    Debbie A Travers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, CB 7594, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1170-6. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the emergency severity index for pediatric triage
    Debbie A Travers
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:843-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Unified medical language system coverage of emergency-medicine chief complaints
    Debbie A Travers
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1319-23. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The emergency severity index triage algorithm version 2 is reliable and valid
    David R Eitel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The York Hospital, WellSpan Health, York, PA 17405, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1070-80. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-level triage system more effective than three-level in tertiary emergency department
    Debbie A Travers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 28:395-400. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency department triage: why we need a research agenda
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Ann Emerg Med 46:204-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The Emergency Severity Index Version 4: changes to ESI level 1 and pediatric fever criteria
    Nicki Gilboy
    J Emerg Nurs 31:357-62. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergency Severity Index version 4: clarifying common questions
    Paula Tanabe
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Institute for Healthcare Studies, Chicago, IL 60611, and Emergency Department, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:182-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Using nurses' natural language entries to build a concept-oriented terminology for patients' chief complaints in the emergency department
    Debbie A Travers
    School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3360, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:260-70. 2003
    ..We use text analysis to extract CC concepts from triage nurses' natural language entries. Our methodology for building the nursing terminology utilizes natural language processing techniques and the Unified Medical Language System...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis clusters for emergency medicine
    Debbie A Travers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1337-44. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the coverage of four existing ICD-9-CM cluster systems for emergency medicine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of emergency medical text processor, a system for cleaning chief complaint text data
    Debbie A Travers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, CB 7594, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7594, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1170-6. 2004
    ..g., chest pain). The authors compared the number of standard terms extracted from raw chief complaint (CC) data with that for CC data cleaned with EMT-P and evaluated the accuracy of EMT-P...
  4. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the emergency severity index for pediatric triage
    Debbie A Travers
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:843-9. 2009
    ..ESI has established reliability and validity in an all-age population, but has not been well studied for pediatric triage. This study assessed the reliability and validity of the ESI for pediatric triage at five sites...
  5. ncbi request reprint Unified medical language system coverage of emergency-medicine chief complaints
    Debbie A Travers
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1319-23. 2006
    ..There is no widely used ED CC vocabulary, but experts have suggested evaluation of existing health-care vocabularies for ED CC...
  6. ncbi request reprint The emergency severity index triage algorithm version 2 is reliable and valid
    David R Eitel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The York Hospital, WellSpan Health, York, PA 17405, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1070-80. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to assess ESI version (v.) 2 reliability and validity at seven emergency departments (EDs) in three states...
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-level triage system more effective than three-level in tertiary emergency department
    Debbie A Travers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 28:395-400. 2002
    ..The study objectives were to compare reliability and validity of a 3-level (3L) triage system with a new 5-level (5L) triage system and determine the effect of nursing experience on triage reliability...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency department triage: why we need a research agenda
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Ann Emerg Med 46:204-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The Emergency Severity Index Version 4: changes to ESI level 1 and pediatric fever criteria
    Nicki Gilboy
    J Emerg Nurs 31:357-62. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergency Severity Index version 4: clarifying common questions
    Paula Tanabe
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Institute for Healthcare Studies, Chicago, IL 60611, and Emergency Department, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:182-5. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Five-level triage: a report from the ACEP/ENA Five-level Triage Task Force
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    ACEP ENA Five Level Triage Tast Force, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 31:39-50; quiz 118. 2005