Debbie A Travers
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Using nurses' natural language entries to build a concept-oriented terminology for patients' chief complaints in the emergency departmentDebbie 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...
- Diagnosis clusters for emergency medicineDebbie 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...
- Evaluation of emergency medical text processor, a system for cleaning chief complaint text dataDebbie 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...
- Reliability and validity of the emergency severity index for pediatric triageDebbie 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...
- Unified medical language system coverage of emergency-medicine chief complaintsDebbie 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...
- The emergency severity index triage algorithm version 2 is reliable and validDavid 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...
- Five-level triage system more effective than three-level in tertiary emergency departmentDebbie 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...
- Emergency department triage: why we need a research agendaChristopher M B Fernandes
Ann Emerg Med 46:204-5. 2005
- The Emergency Severity Index Version 4: changes to ESI level 1 and pediatric fever criteriaNicki Gilboy
J Emerg Nurs 31:357-62. 2005
- Emergency Severity Index version 4: clarifying common questionsPaula 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
- Five-level triage: a report from the ACEP/ENA Five-level Triage Task ForceChristopher 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