triage

Summary

Summary: The sorting out and classification of patients or casualties to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Reliability and validity of a new five-level triage instrument
    R C Wuerz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:236-42. 2000
  2. ncbi Quality of hospital care for seriously ill children in less-developed countries
    T Nolan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Murdock Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Lancet 357:106-10. 2001
  3. doi The APTIMA HPV assay versus the Hybrid Capture 2 test in triage of women with ASC-US or LSIL cervical cytology: a meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy
    Marc Arbyn
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 132:101-8. 2013
  4. doi Expanding roles in orthopaedic care: a comparison of physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon recommendations for triage
    Crystal MacKay
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit ACREU, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:178-83. 2009
  5. doi Mechanism, glasgow coma scale, age, and arterial pressure (MGAP): a new simple prehospital triage score to predict mortality in trauma patients
    Danielle Sartorius
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Université Lyon 1 and Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Crit Care Med 38:831-7. 2010
  6. doi Evaluation of 14 triage strategies for HPV DNA-positive women in population-based cervical screening
    Dorien C Rijkaart
    Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 130:602-10. 2012
  7. pmc Diagnosing delirium in older emergency department patients: validity and reliability of the delirium triage screen and the brief confusion assessment method
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 62:457-65. 2013
  8. doi Medical Emergency Triage and Treatment System (METTS): a new protocol in primary triage and secondary priority decision in emergency medicine
    Bengt R Widgren
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Emerg Med 40:623-8. 2011
  9. pmc Emergency department triage scales and their components: a systematic review of the scientific evidence
    Nasim Farrohknia
    The Swedish Council for Health Technology Assessment and Dep of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:42. 2011
  10. ncbi Studies evaluating current field triage: 1966-2005
    E Brooke Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:303-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications365 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Reliability and validity of a new five-level triage instrument
    R C Wuerz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:236-42. 2000
    b>Triage is the initial clinical sorting process in hospital emergency departments (EDs)...
  2. ncbi Quality of hospital care for seriously ill children in less-developed countries
    T Nolan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Murdock Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Lancet 357:106-10. 2001
    ..Data are lacking, however, on the quality of priority screening (triage), emergency care, diagnosis, and inpatient treatment in these hospitals, and on aspects of these potential targets ..
  3. doi The APTIMA HPV assay versus the Hybrid Capture 2 test in triage of women with ASC-US or LSIL cervical cytology: a meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy
    Marc Arbyn
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 132:101-8. 2013
    ..of 13 high-risk HPV types with the Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2) test has consistently been shown to perform better in triage of women with cervical cytology results showing atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US) but ..
  4. doi Expanding roles in orthopaedic care: a comparison of physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon recommendations for triage
    Crystal MacKay
    Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit ACREU, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:178-83. 2009
    ..A secondary objective was to examine their recommendations for non-surgical management and agreement on clinical diagnosis...
  5. doi Mechanism, glasgow coma scale, age, and arterial pressure (MGAP): a new simple prehospital triage score to predict mortality in trauma patients
    Danielle Sartorius
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Université Lyon 1 and Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Crit Care Med 38:831-7. 2010
    Prehospital triage of trauma patients is of paramount importance because adequate trauma center referral improves survival. We developed a simple score that is easy to calculate in the prehospital phase.
  6. doi Evaluation of 14 triage strategies for HPV DNA-positive women in population-based cervical screening
    Dorien C Rijkaart
    Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 130:602-10. 2012
    ..To avoid over-referral to colposcopy and overtreatment, hrHPV-positive women require triage testing and/or followup...
  7. pmc Diagnosing delirium in older emergency department patients: validity and reliability of the delirium triage screen and the brief confusion assessment method
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 62:457-65. 2013
    ..This error results from a lack of available measures that can be performed rapidly enough to be incorporated into clinical practice. Therefore, we developed and evaluated a novel 2-step approach to delirium surveillance for the ED...
  8. doi Medical Emergency Triage and Treatment System (METTS): a new protocol in primary triage and secondary priority decision in emergency medicine
    Bengt R Widgren
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Emerg Med 40:623-8. 2011
    In many Emergency Department (ED) triage scoring systems, vital signs are not included as an assessment parameter.
  9. pmc Emergency department triage scales and their components: a systematic review of the scientific evidence
    Nasim Farrohknia
    The Swedish Council for Health Technology Assessment and Dep of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:42. 2011
    Emergency department (ED) triage is used to identify patients' level of urgency and treat them based on their triage level...
  10. ncbi Studies evaluating current field triage: 1966-2005
    E Brooke Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:303-6. 2006
    The American College of Surgeons (ACS) field triage guidelines are used to determine which patients require prompt transport to a trauma center and which can be transported to a lower-level facility...
  11. ncbi Acute subarachnoid hemorrhage: using 64-slice multidetector CT angiography to "triage" patients' treatment
    R Agid
    Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Neuroradiology 48:787-94. 2006
    ..To evaluate the clinical role of CT angiography (CTA) in patients with acute subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) for treatment decision-making...
  12. pmc Hospital triage system for adult patients using an influenza-like illness scoring system during the 2009 pandemic--Mexico
    Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega
    Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, Fray Antonio Alcalde, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 5:e10658. 2010
    Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus emerged during 2009. To help clinicians triage adults with acute respiratory illness, a scoring system for influenza-like illness (ILI) was implemented at Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, Mexico.
  13. ncbi Reliability of the Canadian emergency department triage and acuity scale: interrater agreement
    R Beveridge
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Ann Emerg Med 34:155-9. 1999
    To determine the rate of interobserver reliability of the Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS).
  14. doi Combined promoter methylation analysis of CADM1 and MAL: an objective triage tool for high-risk human papillomavirus DNA-positive women
    Albertus T Hesselink
    Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Cancer Res 17:2459-65. 2011
    ..Here, we developed an objective assay assessing the methylation status of the promoter regions of CADM1 and MAL to triage hrHPV-positive women for CIN3(+).
  15. ncbi Virologic versus cytologic triage of women with equivocal Pap smears: a meta-analysis of the accuracy to detect high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia
    Marc Arbyn
    European Network for Cervical Cancer Screening and Unit for Evaluation of Cancer Screening Programmes, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:280-93. 2004
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to assess the accuracy of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing as an alternative to repeat cytology in women who had equivocal results on a previous Pap smear...
  16. pmc The effects of telephone consultation and triage on healthcare use and patient satisfaction: a systematic review
    Frances Bunn
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
    Br J Gen Pract 55:956-61. 2005
    ..In recent years there has been a growth in the use of the telephone consultation for healthcare problems. This has developed, in part, as a response to increased demand for GP and accident and emergency department care...
  17. pmc Diagnostic performance of high-sensitivity troponin T, myeloperoxidase, and pregnancy-associated plasma protein A assays for triage of patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Dilshad Ahmed Khan
    Department of Pathology, Army Medical College National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Korean J Lab Med 31:172-8. 2011
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  18. doi The sensitivity and specificity of p16(INK4a) cytology vs HPV testing for detecting high-grade cervical disease in the triage of ASC-US and LSIL pap cytology results
    Karin J Denton
    North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, England
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:12-21. 2010
    ..3% to 53.3% (p16 cytology) vs 18.5% for HPV in LSIL (P < .001). This evaluation of the diagnostic performance of p16 cytology confirms the potential of this stain for the efficient triage of ASC-US and LSIL cytologic results.
  19. doi Prognostic value of the SYNTAX score in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: analysis from the ACUITY (Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage StrategY) trial
    Tullio Palmerini
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Policlinico S Orsola, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2389-97. 2011
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  20. doi Nurses' experiences with telephone triage and advice: a meta-ethnography
    Rebecca J Purc-Stephenson
    Department of Social Sciences, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:482-94. 2010
    This study is a meta-ethnography of nurses' experiences with telephone triage and advice and factors that facilitate or impede their decision-making process.
  21. doi Effect on treatment delay of prehospital teletransmission of 12-lead electrocardiogram to a cardiologist for immediate triage and direct referral of patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction to primary percutaneous coronary interventi
    Maria Sejersten
    Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Am J Cardiol 101:941-6. 2008
    ..area by transmitting a prehospital 12-lead ECG directly to the attending cardiologist's mobile telephone for rapid triage and transport to a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) center, bypassing local hospitals and ..
  22. pmc Swedish emergency department triage and interventions for improved patient flows: a national update
    Nasim Farrokhnia
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Ingång 40, 5 trp, 751 85 Academic Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:72. 2011
    In Scandinavia, emergency department triage and patient flow processes, are under development...
  23. doi High-risk human papillomavirus DNA test: could it be useful in low-grade cervical lesion triage? Five-year follow-up
    Carlo Saccardi
    1Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Reprod Sci 21:198-203. 2014
    ..High sensitivity and NPV of hrHPV-DNA test permit to use it in the follow-up of L-SIL with a HPV-negative status, without necessity of referring to colposcopy. ..
  24. ncbi A 5-year time study analysis of emergency department patient care efficiency
    D N Kyriacou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 34:326-35. 1999
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  25. doi Is ambulance telephone triage using advanced medical priority dispatch protocols able to identify patients with acute stroke correctly?
    C D Deakin
    South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust, North Wing, Southern House, Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, Hants, UK
    Emerg Med J 26:442-5. 2009
    ..In order to identify and triage these patients effectively as life-threatening emergencies, telephone-based ambulance software must have high ..
  26. ncbi Helicopter scene transport of trauma patients with nonlife-threatening injuries: a meta-analysis
    Bryan E Bledsoe
    The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, and Saint Johns Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Trauma 60:1257-65; discussion 1265-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of patients transported by helicopter who have nonlife-threatening injuries...
  27. ncbi 'Normal' vital signs belie occult hypoperfusion in geriatric trauma patients
    Jeremiah T Martin
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of St Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Am Surg 76:65-9. 2010
    ..and predictors of outcome in the trauma patient and we aim to assess the value of these markers in the triage of the elderly with "normal" vital signs...
  28. ncbi Human papillomavirus triage of women with persistent borderline or mildly dyskaryotic smears: Comparison of costs and side effects of three alternative strategies
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 121:1529-35. 2007
    ..This may be improved by including testing for oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) in the triage. We assessed costs and side effects (referrals, treatments and time in follow-up) for 3 possible HPV triage ..
  29. ncbi Accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of axillary lymph nodes as a triage test in breast cancer staging
    Stefano Ciatto
    Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica CSPO, Florence, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 103:85-91. 2007
    Axillary node fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) has the potential to triage women with operable breast cancer to initial nodal surgical procedure...
  30. doi An emergency department septic shock protocol and care guideline for children initiated at triage
    Gitte Y Larsen
    Pediatric Critical Care, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 0289, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1585-92. 2011
    ..Unrecognized and undertreated septic shock increases morbidity and mortality. Septic shock in children is defined as sepsis and cardiovascular organ dysfunction, not necessarily with hypotension...
  31. pmc HPV testing as a triage for borderline or mild dyskaryosis on cervical cytology: results from the Sentinel Sites study
    R S Kelly
    Cancer Screening Evaluation Unit, Institute of Cancer Research, Richard Doll Building, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 105:983-8. 2011
    Earlier pilot studies of human papillomavirus (HPV) triage concluded that HPV triage was feasible and cost-effective...
  32. doi Optimised patient transfer using an innovative multidisciplinary assessment in Kanton Aargau (OPTIMA I): an observational survey in lower respiratory tract infections
    W C Albrich
    Medical University Department of the University of Basel, Kantonsspital Aarau, Tellstrasse, CH
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13237. 2011
    ..We describe our current triage practice and assess the potential of a combination of CURB65 with proadrenomedullin (ProADM) levels for triage ..
  33. pmc Maternal plasma concentrations of angiogenic/anti-angiogenic factors are of prognostic value in patients presenting to the obstetrical triage area with the suspicion of preeclampsia
    Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1187-207. 2011
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  34. ncbi Decision-making process, outcome, and 1-year quality of life of octogenarians referred for intensive care unit admission
    Maite Garrouste-Orgeas
    Medical ICU, Saint Joseph Hospital, 185 rue Raymond Losserand, 75014 Paris, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1045-51. 2006
    To describe triage decisions and subsequent outcomes in octogenarians referred to an ICU.
  35. pmc Children with severe malnutrition: can those at highest risk of death be identified with the WHO protocol?
    Kathryn Maitland
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    PLoS Med 3:e500. 2006
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  36. ncbi Pathophysiological principles underlying the blood cell concentration responses used to assess the severity of effect after accidental whole-body radiation exposure: an essential basis for an evidence-based clinical triage
    Theodor M Fliedner
    Radiation Medicine Research Group, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Exp Hematol 35:8-16. 2007
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  37. ncbi Interactive triage simulator revealed important variability in both process and outcome of emergency triage
    Olivier T Rutschmann
    Geneva University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Unit, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:615-21. 2006
    1) to evaluate the performance of emergency department triage; (2) to explore the variability of the triage process; and (3) to examine the reliability of a four-level triage scale, using an interactive triage simulator.
  38. doi Guideline compliance in management of minimal, mild, and moderate head injury: high frequency of noncompliance among individual physicians despite strong guideline support from clinical leaders
    Ben Heskestad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Trauma 65:1309-13. 2008
    ..However, implementation of guidelines and compliance from clinical leaders does not necessarily influence individual physicians decisions making...
  39. ncbi 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
  40. ncbi Accuracy and concordance of nurses in emergency department triage
    Katarina Göransson
    Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:432-8. 2005
    In the emergency department (ED) Registered Nurses (RNs) often perform triage, i.e. the sorting and prioritizing of patients. The allocation of acuity ratings is commonly based on a triage scale...
  41. ncbi Improving emergency department efficiency by patient streaming to outcomes-based teams
    Anne Maree Kelly
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Western Hospital, Private Bag, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC 3011, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:16-21. 2007
    ..To describe the process and results of a process redesign based on task analysis and lean thinking approaches aimed at improving emergency department (ED) efficiency...
  42. ncbi Disaster epidemiology and medical response in the Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan
    N J Liang
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 38:549-55. 2001
    ..Epidemiologic analysis can guide disaster response and preparation...
  43. doi Optimizing emergency department front-end operations
    Jennifer L Wiler
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:142-160.e1. 2010
    ..Interventions such as immediate bedding, bedside registration, advanced triage (triage-based care) protocols, physician/practitioner at triage, dedicated "fast track" service line, tracking ..
  44. ncbi Impact of a triage liaison physician on emergency department overcrowding and throughput: a randomized controlled trial
    Brian R Holroyd
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:702-8. 2007
    b>Triage liaison physicians (TLPs) have been employed in overcrowded emergency departments (EDs); however, their effectiveness remains unclear.
  45. doi Combined approach of hematological biomarkers and plasma protein SAA for improvement of radiation dose assessment triage in biodosimetry applications
    Natalia I Ossetrova
    AFRRI, SRD, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5603, USA
    Health Phys 98:204-8. 2010
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  46. pmc The DUNDRUM-1 structured professional judgment for triage to appropriate levels of therapeutic security: retrospective-cohort validation study
    Grainne Flynn
    National Forensic Mental Health Service, Central Mental Hospital, Dundrum, Dublin 14, Ireland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:43. 2011
    ..to prison in-reach and court diversion services and those referred for admission to mental health services is a triage decision, allocating the patient to the appropriate level of therapeutic security...
  47. pmc Precision of field triage in patients brought to a trauma centre after introducing trauma team activation guidelines
    Marius Rehn
    Department of Research and Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drobak, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:1. 2009
    Field triage is important for regional trauma systems providing high sensitivity to avoid that severely injured are deprived access to trauma team resuscitation (undertriage), yet high specificity to avoid resource over-utilization (..
  48. pmc The effect of GP telephone triage on numbers seeking same-day appointments
    Moyez Jiwa
    University of Sheffield, Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, General Sciences Centre, Northern General Hospital
    Br J Gen Pract 52:390-1. 2002
    ..This study aims to determine if GP telephone triage can effectively reduce the demandforface-to -face consultations for patients seeking same-day appointments in ..
  49. ncbi The effect of crowding on access and quality in an academic ED
    Teri L Vieth
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:787-94. 2006
    ..Emergency department crowding has the potential to cause undesirable outcomes. We evaluated ED access and provider and patient assessments of quality...
  50. pmc Quality of clinical aspects of call handling at Dutch out of hours centres: cross sectional national study
    Hay P Derkx
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 337:a1264. 2008
    To assess the quality of telephone triage by following the consecutive phases of its care process and the quality of the clinical questions asked about the patient's clinical condition, of the triage outcome, of the content of the home ..
  51. doi Serum lactate and base deficit as predictors of mortality in normotensive elderly blunt trauma patients
    David W Callaway
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Trauma 66:1040-4. 2009
    ..No study has defined the role of these markers in the triage and management of the normotensive injured elderly patient.
  52. pmc Effect of a physician assistant as triage liaison provider on patient throughput in an academic emergency department
    David M Nestler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1235-41. 2012
    Overcapacity issues plague emergency departments (EDs). Studies suggest that triage liaison providers (TLPs) may shorten patient length of stay (LOS) and reduce the proportion of patients who leave without being seen (LWBS), but these ..
  53. pmc The value of initial ionized calcium as a predictor of mortality and triage tool in adult trauma patients
    Young Cheol Choi
    Department of Surgery, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Masan, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 23:700-5. 2008
    ..calcium (iCa) in predicting mortality in the trauma population, and evaluate its superiority over the three other triage tools: base deficit, systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) score, and triage-revised trauma score (t-RTS)...
  54. ncbi The Emergency Severity Index (version 3) 5-level triage system scores predict ED resource consumption
    Paula Tanabe
    Institute for Health Services and Policy, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 30:22-9. 2004
    The Emergency Severity Index (ESI) version 3 is a valid and reliable 5-level triage instrument that is gaining in popularity. A unique component of the ESI algorithm is prediction of resource consumption...
  55. ncbi Higher prehospital priority level of stroke improves thrombolysis frequency and time to stroke unit: the Hyper Acute STroke Alarm (HASTA) study
    Annika Berglund
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Sodersjukhuset, 118 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    Stroke 43:2666-70. 2012
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  56. ncbi Decision aid software programs in telenursing: not used as intended? Experiences of Swedish telenurses
    Inger Holmstrom
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Health Services Research, Uppsala Science Park, Uppsala, Sweden
    Nurs Health Sci 9:23-8. 2007
    Telenurses at call centers use decision aid software programs to offer triage recommendations and self-care advice to the general public...
  57. ncbi Impact of rapid entry and accelerated care at triage on reducing emergency department patient wait times, lengths of stay, and rate of left without being seen
    Theodore C Chan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:491-7. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the effect of a new ED rapid entry and accelerated care at triage (REACT) process on the frequency of patients who leave before being seen.
  58. ncbi HPV mRNA testing in triage of women with ASC-US cytology may reduce the time for CIN2+diagnosis compared with repeat cytology
    Sveinung Wergeland Sørbye
    Department of Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1401-5. 2013
    In delayed HPV triage women with atypical squamous cells of uncertain significance (ASC-US) cytology are retested after 6-12 months in order to decide whether they should be referred for colposcopy, further follow-up cytology or routine ..
  59. ncbi Pitfalls in the emergency department triage of frail elderly patients without specific complaints
    Olivier T Rutschmann
    Department of Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:145-50. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to describe a population of elderly patients who present to the ED of a 1200-bed university hospital without specific complaint, and to assess how they were evaluated in the ED...
  60. ncbi Quality monitoring of nurse telephone triage: pilot study
    David A Richards
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    J Adv Nurs 47:551-60. 2004
    Nurse telephone triage is a popular way of managing workload in primary care and has been shown to be as safe as general practitioner (GP)-delivered alternatives...
  61. doi The development and evaluation of triage algorithms for early discovery of adverse drug interactions
    Johanna Strandell
    Uppsala Monitoring Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring, Box 1051, 75140 Uppsala, Sweden
    Drug Saf 36:371-88. 2013
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  62. ncbi Chest pain presenting to the Emergency Department--to stratify risk with GRACE or TIMI?
    Richard Lyon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Little France Crescent, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 74:90-3. 2007
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  63. ncbi Health care facility and community strategies for patient care surge capacity
    John L Hick
    University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:253-61. 2004
    ..However, resource limitations may require implementation of triage strategies...
  64. ncbi Triage of patients for a rapid (5-minute) electrocardiogram: A rule based on presenting chief complaints
    L Graff
    New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, CT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 36:554-60. 2000
    ..A rule based on presenting chief complaints can identify patients for a rapid (5-minute) ECG and decrease delays in treatment of patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  65. ncbi The vexatious vital: neither clinical measurements by nurses nor an electronic monitor provides accurate measurements of respiratory rate in triage
    Paris B Lovett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:68-76. 2005
    Of all the vital signs, only respiratory rate is still measured clinically in most US triage systems...
  66. doi Clinical presentation of dengue among patients admitted to the adult emergency department of a tertiary care hospital in Martinique: implications for triage, management, and reporting
    Laurent Thomas
    Emergency and Intensive Care Department, University Hospital, Fort de France, Martinique
    Ann Emerg Med 59:42-50. 2012
    During dengue epidemics, emergency physicians face large numbers of patients with acute febrile illness. Triage algorithms and appropriate reporting systems are useful to manage patients and prioritize resources...
  67. pmc Safety of telephone triage in out-of-hours care: a systematic review
    Linda Huibers
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:198-209. 2011
    Telephone triage in patients requesting help may compromise patient safety, particularly if urgency is underestimated and the patient is not seen by a physician...
  68. doi Prehospital 12-lead ECG to triage ST-elevation myocardial infarction and emergency department activation of the infarct team significantly improves door-to-balloon times: ambulance Victoria and MonashHEART Acute Myocardial Infarction (MonAMI) 12-lead ECG
    Adam W Hutchison
    Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre, Monash University, Australia
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:528-34. 2009
    ..Despite these recommendations, this goal has been difficult to achieve...
  69. doi Supplemented Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) improves performance measures in the emergency department
    Benjamin A White
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Emerg Med 42:322-8. 2012
    ..Emergency Department (ED) crowding is well recognized, and multiple studies have demonstrated its negative effect on patient care...
  70. doi Measurements in the Addictions for Triage and Evaluation (MATE): an instrument based on the World Health Organization family of international classifications
    Gerard M Schippers
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Addiction 105:862-71. 2010
    ..and evaluate a measurement tool for assessing characteristics of people with drug and/or alcohol problems for triage and evaluation in treatment...
  71. doi Modified early warning score predicts the need for hospital admission and inhospital mortality
    V C Burch
    Department of Medicine, J Floor, Old Main Building, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory, 7925 Cape Town, South Africa
    Emerg Med J 25:674-8. 2008
    ..Use of the MEWS as a triage tool to identify patients needing hospital admission and those at increased risk of inhospital death has been ..
  72. doi Quality of after-hours primary care in the Netherlands: a narrative review
    Paul Giesen
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 155:108-13. 2011
    ..and patients, patient-safety incidents, adherence to practice guidelines, waiting times, and quality of telephone triage. Physicians expressed high satisfaction with PCP cooperatives; their workload decreased, and job satisfaction ..
  73. ncbi Computer modeling of patient flow in a pediatric emergency department using discrete event simulation
    Geoffrey R Hung
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:5-10. 2007
    ....
  74. doi Comparison of an informally structured triage system, the emergency severity index, and the manchester triage system to distinguish patient priority in the emergency department
    Marja N Storm-Versloot
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Emerg Med 18:822-9. 2011
    The objective was to compare the validity of an existing informally structured triage system with the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) and the Manchester Triage System (MTS).
  75. ncbi Introducing HPV triage into the English cervical cancer screening program: consequences for participation
    Zoe Philips
    School of Economics, University of Nottingham, UK
    Women Health 43:17-34. 2006
    To predict the likely impact of adding human papillomavirus (HPV) triage for minor abnormalities on participation in the English cervical cancer screening program.
  76. doi In 'big bang' major incidents do triage tools accurately predict clinical priority?: a systematic review of the literature
    T M Kilner
    Paramedic Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, United Kingdom
    Injury 42:460-8. 2011
    ..b>Triage tools support the pre-hospital provider to prioritise which patients to treat and/or transport first based upon ..
  77. pmc Triage of febrile children at a GP cooperative: determinants of a consultation
    Miriam Monteny
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 58:242-7. 2008
    Most febrile children contacting a GP cooperative are seen by a GP, although the incidence of serious illness is low. The guidelines for triage might not be suitable in primary care.
  78. doi Triage of women with minor abnormal cervical cytology: meta-analysis of the accuracy of an assay targeting messenger ribonucleic acid of 5 high-risk human papillomavirus types
    Freija Verdoodt
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:675-87. 2013
    High-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) DNA detection is generally accepted for the triage of women with a cytologic diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US)...
  79. ncbi Field triage to primary angioplasty combined with emergency department bypass reduces treatment delays and is associated with improved outcome
    Steen Carstensen
    Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur Heart J 28:2313-9. 2007
    We investigated the net benefit in the outcome of reducing treatment delay through field triage and emergency department (ED) bypass in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with primary angioplasty.
  80. pmc NHS Direct versus general practice based triage for same day appointments in primary care: cluster randomised controlled trial
    David A Richards
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 329:774. 2004
    To assess the relative effects on consultation workload and costs of off-site triage by NHS Direct for patients requesting same day appointments compared with usual on-site nurse telephone triage in general practice.
  81. pmc Manchester triage system in paediatric emergency care: prospective observational study
    M van Veen
    Department of Paediatrics, Erasmus Medical Centre, Sophia Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2060, 3000 CB Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 337:a1501. 2008
    To validate use of the Manchester triage system in paediatric emergency care.
  82. pmc Psychosocial outcomes of three triage methods for the management of borderline abnormal cervical smears: an open randomised trial
    Kirsten J McCaffery
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 340:b4491. 2010
    To assess which of three triage strategies for women with borderline abnormal cervical smear results in the best psychosocial outcomes.
  83. doi Early administration of systemic corticosteroids reduces hospital admission rates for children with moderate and severe asthma exacerbation
    Sanjit K Bhogal
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 60:84-91.e3. 2012
    ..We examine the effect of early (within 60 minutes [SD 15 minutes] of triage) versus delayed (>75 minutes) administration of systemic corticosteroids on health outcomes.
  84. doi Challenges in the validation of triage systems at emergency departments
    Henriette A Moll
    Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:384-8. 2010
    b>Triage systems, developed by consensus of experts and based on decision rules, are typically not validated. The objective is to discuss the challenges to evaluate the reliability and validity of triage systems.
  85. doi Use of SALT triage in a simulated mass-casualty incident
    E Brooke Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:21-5. 2010
    To determine the accuracy of SALT (sort-assess-lifesaving interventions-treatment/transport) triage during a simulated mass-casualty incident, the average time it takes to make triage designations, and providers' opinions of SALT triage.
  86. ncbi Colposcopic triage methods for detecting cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 after cytopathological diagnosis of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion: a systematic review on diagnostic tests
    Flávia de Miranda Corrêa
    Cancer Control Program, Divisão de Apoio à Rede de Atenção Oncológica DARAO, Instituto Nacional do Cancer INCA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 130:44-52. 2012
    The age-stratified performance of the oncogenic HPV-DNA (human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid) test for triage of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL) requires investigation...
  87. doi Bilinear common spatial pattern for single-trial ERP-based rapid serial visual presentation triage
    K Yu
    Department of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Neural Eng 9:046013. 2012
    ..The proposed method was evaluated on 20 subjects' ERP data collected in rapid serial visual presentation triage experiments. The results show that BCSP achieved significantly higher average test accuracy (12...
  88. ncbi Introducing triage logic as a new strategy for the detection of signals in the WHO Drug Monitoring Database
    M Stahl
    Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:355-63. 2004
    ..Therefore additional selection strategies were needed to improve the likely signal-to-noise ratio and for the UMC to complement the efforts of national centres in an efficient way...
  89. pmc Biomarker-enhanced triage in respiratory infections: a proof-of-concept feasibility trial
    Werner C Albrich
    University of Basel, Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau
    Eur Respir J 42:1064-75. 2013
    ..blood pressure<90 mmHg (systolic) or ≤60 mmHg (diastolic), age≥65 years (CURB-65) score on triage decisions and length of stay...
  90. doi Practice variation in the management for nontraumatic pediatric patients in the ED
    Yu Che Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 28:275-83. 2010
    ..To improve the management quality and monitoring for common pediatric illnesses in the general emergency department (ED), we examined the effect of physician specialty training on medical resource use and patient outcomes...
  91. pmc Coronary computed tomography angiography for early triage of patients with acute chest pain: the ROMICAT (Rule Out Myocardial Infarction using Computer Assisted Tomography) trial
    Udo Hoffmann
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1642-50. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine the usefulness of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) in patients with acute chest pain...
  92. pmc Randomised controlled trial and cost consequences study comparing initial physiotherapy assessment and management with routine practice for selected patients in an accident and emergency department of an acute hospital
    B Richardson
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:87-92. 2005
    ..This study aimed to compare health and economic effects of physiotherapy initial assessment and management with routine practice in an A&E department...
  93. pmc A multisite assessment of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma field triage decision scheme for identifying seriously injured children and adults
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:709-21. 2011
    The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACSCOT) has developed and updated field trauma triage protocols for decades, yet the ability to identify major trauma patients remains unclear...
  94. ncbi [Triage quickens the treatment of the most sick patients]
    Claus Skriver
    Akutafdelingen, Hillerød Hospital, Dyrehavevej 29, 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 173:2490-3. 2011
    Systematic process triage is a relatively unknown concept in Denmark. Currently there are no national recommendations regarding triage models for use in the emergency department (ED)...
  95. doi Use of mobile phone cameras for after-hours triage in primary care
    Chandra Jayaraman
    East Tamaki Health Care, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Telemed Telecare 14:271-4. 2008
    Mobile phone images might be useful in after-hours triage of primary care. We conducted a study to identify population access to mobile phone cameras and to assess the clinical usefulness of mobile phone cameras...
  96. doi Prospective evaluation of a two-tiered trauma activation protocol in an Australian major trauma referral hospital
    Trudi Davis
    Emergency Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Injury 41:470-4. 2010
    ..To evaluate a two-tiered trauma activation protocol in a major trauma referral hospital in Australia...
  97. ncbi Prognostic judgments and triage decisions for patients with acute congestive heart failure
    Wally R Smith
    Division of Quality Health Care, Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298 0306, USA
    Chest 121:1610-7. 2002
    To determine how well triage physicians judge the probability of death or severe complications that require treatment only available in an ICU to maintain life for patients with acute congestive heart failure (CHF).
  98. pmc Improved triage and emergency care for children reduces inpatient mortality in a resource-constrained setting
    Elizabeth Molyneux
    Paediatric Department, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, College of Medicine, Malawi
    Bull World Health Organ 84:314-9. 2006
    ..Many hospitals in developing countries see large numbers of patients and have few staff, so patients often have to wait before being assessed and treated...
  99. ncbi EMS management of acute stroke--prehospital triage (resource document to NAEMSP position statement)
    T J Crocco
    Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9149, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:313-7. 2007
  100. ncbi The impact of trauma activations on the care of emergency department patients with potential acute coronary syndromes
    Peter E Fishman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:347-53. 2006
    ..We seek to determine whether the presence of a concurrent trauma activation negatively affects processes of care and outcomes for patients with potential acute coronary syndromes...
  101. pmc Efficacy of a two-tiered trauma team activation protocol in a Norwegian trauma centre
    M Rehn
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
    Br J Surg 99:199-208. 2012
    ..A two-tiered TTA protocol was introduced and analysed to examine its impact on triage precision and resource utilization.

Research Grants81

  1. Discovery of Novel Anti-Inflammatory Phytochemicals on Human Cell Platforms
    ERIK MILLS SCHWIEBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..assessment is expensive and is in need of new and appropriate in vitro human cell models from essential tissues to triage hit- to-lead natural product-derived compounds to the essential few, saving in the time, cost and animal lives...
  2. Role of the Sex Hormones and Insulin/IGF-Axes in Endometrial Cancer Recurrence
    Howard D Strickler; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..First, it could provide a means of differentiating EA into prognostic subcategories (e.g., to triage patients into more or less aggressive therapy), and second, improved understanding of these tumorigenic pathways ..
  3. Discovering tissue-specific biomarkers of radiation injury in SILAC-labeled mice
    Amanda G Paulovich; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Many of these deaths are preventable with rapid triage of victims for cytokine therapies and aggressive supportive care...
  4. HTS platform for identification of regulators of cell adhesion molecule signaling
    Darren G Woodside; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A secondary screen to triage false positive hits will also be developed...
  5. Comparative Effectiveness of Post-Discharge Strategies for Hospitalized Smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..free for a total of 90 days to facilitate medication use and adherence;(2) Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Triage to Telephone Counseling from a national quitline provider (Free &Clear). IVR is proactive...
  6. Telehealth Outreach for Chronic Back Pain
    Joseph H Atkinson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Using the Medical Home model and its principles of telemedicine, flexible triage, and nurse care managers, we propose to test the efficacy of a telephone- administered, nurse-led, stepped care ..
  7. Prognostic &Therapeutic Implications of Breathing Patterns in Acute Lung Injury
    FRANK JOSEPH JACONO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These indices would facilitate appropriate triage of patients who need advanced care thereby improving resource utilization, as well as allow more rapid initiation ..
  8. Prospective Validation and Cost Analysis of the National Guidelines for Field Tri
    Craig D Newgard; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Proposed Approach: Out-of-hospital trauma triage is a critical component of trauma systems and the primary mechanism for concentrating seriously injured patients in major trauma centers, yet the ..
  9. Development of high-throughput, commercially viable, Cell-CT instrument with init
    Thomas Neumann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..modifications have been proposed to increase fluid flow velocity, employ 1D and 2D cytometry to optimally triage target cells for more time consuming 3D imagery, and finalize the instrument design for product packaging...
  10. WEARABLE SENSOR FOR CONTINUOUS NONINVASIVE MONITORING OF PULSE PRESSURE
    Sridhar Madala; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..disease monitoring), in hospital care (ICU, ER), in portable use (ambulances, disaster medicine, battle field triage), and for remote health monitoring of personnel (battle field, hazardous industrial locations, and space)...
  11. Anthrax Toxin Lethal Factor Inhibition Study
    Elizabeth A Amin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In the second aim, a large-scale high-throughput screen with novel triage and hit-to-probe techniques will be conducted to identify additional potential scaffolds for probe design;..
  12. Disparities in cervical cancer precursors and deregulation of imprinted genes
    Susan Kay Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will then test the performance of these markers to identify CIN2+ cases from among 500 ASCUS cases. Data from the proposed study will improve triage decisions and reduce disparities in ICC morbidity and mortality.
  13. TeleWellness Solutions for Chronic Conditions
    EDMUND FRANK LOPRESTI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a telehealth portal linked to smartphone applications (apps) that enable clinicians to remotely monitor and triage the self-care activities of patients...
  14. Role of Immunogenetic Factors in Invasive Streptococcal Infections
    MALAK Y S KOTB; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Our research focuses on developing means by which to triage and treat infected subjects based on their risk level, as dictated by combinations of their genetic and soluble ..
  15. Real-Time Reagent-Free Noninvasive Diagnosis of Tuberculosis
    Payam Nahid; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This is a transformative concept with many potential applications, including rapid triage in hospitals at the emergency room or at TB control clinics to identify patients in need of treatment and to ..
  16. Development of Assays for Inhibitors of LysRS in Mast Cell Activation
    Min Guo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..repository) collection are confirmed, a series of HTS-compatible direct screen will be performed to further triage confirmed 'hits'in Aim 2...
  17. High-throughput assay development for molecular probes targeting the ULK1 kinase
    DEREK RONALD DUCKETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Identified and confirmed 'hits'will be counter-screened against a panel of select kinases to triage compounds to drive medicinal chemistry efforts...
  18. High Throughput Screening to Discover Chemical Probes of ASK1
    LOUIS DANIEL SCAMPAVIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Aim 2 "hits" identified in the primary screen will be confirmed and further evaluated to: i) triage false positives;ii) confirm "hits" using an orthogonal biochemical assay, iii) rank order the biochemical activity ..
  19. Interventions to decrease HIV infectiousness in Uganda
    Connie L Celum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HBCT-plus in 5000 households in a high HIV prevalence area in Uganda with point-of-care (POC) CD4 testing to triage HIV+ persons to ART following Uganda guidelines and prevention and treatment of co-infections for all HIV+ persons...
  20. Specific Detection of Cervical Cancers Using Cytometry-Based Molecular Diagnostic
    JOSEPH PAUL ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Although HPV testing can play an important role for the triage of some patients, it is not useful for several cytologic diagnoses...
  21. Structural Biology of U-box E3 Ubiquitin Ligases
    Walter J Chazin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The interaction with heat shock proteins makes CHIP an integral part of the "protein triage" system;CHIP is not only able to target a misfolded substrate for degradation via poly-ubiquitination, it can also ..
  22. HTS for Rpn11 chemical probes
    Raymond J Deshaies; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..from the MLPCN located at the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics to identify Rpn11 inhibitors and triage these inhibitors in secondary and tertiary assays devised to prioritize potent, selective, competitive, reversible ..
  23. ROMICAT II - CCC - Lead Application
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, the implementation of cardiac CT in the early ED triage process may enable immediate and safe discharge of a significant fraction of acute chest pain patients without ..
  24. Rule-Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computed Assisted Tomography-ROMICATII,DCC
    DAVID ALAN SCHOENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, the implementation of cardiac CT in the early ED triage process may enable immediate and safe discharge of a significant fraction of acute chest pain patients without ..
  25. The Effectiveness of Screening HIV-Infected Women for Anal Cancer Precursors
    Elizabeth Chiao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..be a useful adjunct to cervical cytology for cervical cancer screening , however, we do not know if using HPV to triage HIV-infected women with abnormal anal cytology would be of benefit...
  26. Improving screening tools to better predict high-grade anal dysplasia for MSM
    Dorothy J Wiley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HPV tests) are calibrated to better predict high-grade cervical dysplasia in older females without atypias &to triage women to colposcopy with atypical squamous cells on cytology;they are not calibrated for IAC screening...
  27. Depressive symptoms and 30-day unplanned hospital readmission in older adults
    Jennifer Albrecht; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This study is novel in that it aims to address triage and admission screening procedures for older adults as well as to better elucidate the mechanisms underlying ..
  28. Affinity Based Strategies to Fast Track Development of Colon Cancer Biomarkers
    Paul D Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This unique triage process allows for rapid sorting of potential biomarkers, allowing us to focus on only the most promising...
  29. A Cohort Study of Sessile Serrated Polyps and Subsequent Colorectal Neoplasia
    Polly A Newcomb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will have great public health importance, will provide data to inform clinical trial development, and ultimately affect the way clinicians triage individuals with serrated polyps to different colorectal cancer screening regimens.
  30. Development of clinical triage assay for sepsis management in the Emergency Room
    Jennifer Skeen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): The overall project objective is to further develop and clinically validate an assay, SeptiCyte(R)Triage, to improve screening and early diagnosis of conditions associated with inflammation and sepsis in Emergency Room (..
  31. Preschool Vision Screening by Parental Risk Factor Questionnaire
    Ruth E Manny; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The questionnaire will triage children into one of 3 categories that will direct the parent to: 1) schedule an eye examination as soon as ..
  32. A Rapid, Blood RNA Assay for the Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Infections
    Neil A Fanger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to develop AResT (Acute Respiratory-related Transcripts), an innovative multivariate RNA assay designed for rapid triage of patients with ARIs...
  33. Mechanisms of motor neuron toxicity in Kennedy Disease
    Andrew P Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our central hypothesis is that Hsp70 and Hsp90 have essentially opposing roles in the triage of the polyQ AR, in that Hsp70 promotes substrate ubiquitination whereas Hsp90 inhibits ubiquitination...
  34. Comprehensive Molecular Diagnosis for Food and Waterborne Enteropathogens
    Eric R Houpt; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The goal product are three bead PCR panels that can be used within the existing public health lab triage system of acute, mid, and late-incubation diarrheal disease. Aim 2, Dr...
  35. Training Healthcare Professionals to Implement Biopsychosocial Screening
    MATTHEW JOSEPH LOSCALZO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Comprehensive biopsychosocial screening, integrated triage, patient/caregiver education, and follow-up has the potential to be central to successful patient-centered care across the cancer treatment ..
  36. Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation
    Nelson J Chao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Rapid triage of affected individuals will be essential for an effective health care response to such an event...
  37. Web Triage as a Critical Patient Portal Function: RCT for Safety and Cost-Savings
    JASON SKOWRONSKI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Studies of patient triage in selected populations found significant numbers of patients needing either a more or a less acute level of care, and that 47%-58% of ED visits were considered inappropriate ..
  38. Chemical Probes and Chaperone-Accelerated Turnover of Tau
    Jason E Gestwicki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..distinguish between normal tau and aggregation-prone tau? Which chaperones and co-chaperones are critical for the triage decisions? What molecular events are critical during the earliest stages of tau degradation? The major goal of ..
  39. Development of Second Messenger, Trafficking, and Functional Assays for GPR119
    PATRICIA HELEN MCDONALD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is on developing innovative and novel assays for GPR119 that are HTS compatible, secondary screening assays to triage artifacts, counterscreens to assess selectivity of compounds versus two structurally related GPCRs and functional ..
  40. Establishment of fast pH MRI for imaging metabolic injury during acute stroke
    Phillip Zhe Sun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..MRI has become an essential clinical tool for the triage and management of acute ischemic stroke patients, yet the conventional stroke MRI is inadequate to fully ..
  41. A Clinical Study of Protective and Pathogenic Immunity to Dengue during Infancy
    Daniel H Libraty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A better understanding of DHF immunopathogenesis will lead to improved triage, therapeutic, and intervention strategies...
  42. Proteomic identification of plasma TBI biomarkers
    Fiona C Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The development of a simple blood protein panel will revolutionize patient triage and management...
  43. Benefits Management for People with Psychiatric Disabilities
    Marc I Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Benefits Management is designed to be an assessment, brief treatment and triage. In practice, the person providing Benefits Management to a large number of clients will be the person designated ..
  44. Prospective Multicenter Study of Bronchiolitis Admissions: Etiology & Disposition
    Carlos A Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..this study will help determine the utility of testing for an infectious etiology, advance the development of evidenced-based management and triage guidelines, and encourage safe early discharges and more family-centered care.
  45. A bioluminescent screen for inhibitors of N-linked glycosylation
    Joseph N Contessa; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..parallel we also developed a second luciferase construct that is insensitive to NLG and thus provides an assay to triage non-specific activators of luciferase...
  46. Elafin as a biomarker in serous ovarian cancers and basal-like breast tumors
    Ronny I Drapkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is secreted by these aggressive tumors, developing a test to detect it in the bloodstream would help clinicians triage patients for appropriate care and treatment, having the potential to improve morbidity and outcome...
  47. National Consensus Conference on Community Paramedicine
    Douglas Kupas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of EMS personnel providing not only a rapid response, but also filling roles in terms of prevention, evaluation, triage, referral and advice...
  48. Targeting HIV Capsid Assembly
    Susana T Valente; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..format to identify inhibitors of HIV CA dimerization in the well-precedented 350,000 compound MPLCN library ii) triage compounds interfering non-specifically with the specific or unrelated protein-protein assays, and eliminate hits ..
  49. A novel use of web-based software to efficiently triage pre-surgical patients bas
    Alicia Gruber Kalamas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A need exists for a system that can efficiently and effectively triage patients based on perioperative risk, thereby focusing resources on those patients with complex medical problems ..
  50. A novel use of web-based software to efficiently triage pre-surgical patients bas
    Alicia Gruber Kalamas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A need exists for a system that can efficiently and effectively triage patients based on perioperative risk, thereby focusing resources on those patients with complex medical problems ..
  51. Translation Regulation by Enterovirus Proteinase
    Richard E Lloyd; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These structures assist cell homeostasis during stress and serve as temporary storage/triage sites for mRNPs, and in the case of PBs, sites for mRNA decay...
  52. DIORAMA: Dynamic Information Collection and Resource Tracking Architecture
    Aura Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In disaster medicine triage, determining the number and location of victims relative to the location of available resources is crucial for ..
  53. Computer Adaptive Testing Methods
    BARTH BRIAN RILEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..estimate problem severity in a set of subscales with a common second order factor scale;(2) Vary precision around triage cut points designed to guide clinical decision making and be the focus of precision;and (3) Identify persons with ..
  54. Measuring and Mitigating Patient Safety Threats Due to Strains on ICU Capacity
    SCOTT DAVID HALPERN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a valid measurement of a previously unexplored threat to patient safety, an evidence base to inform current triage and staffing decisions, and a conceptual framework that non-ICU investigators may use to evaluate threats posed by ..
  55. Molecular Chaperones and Small Molecules
    Jason E Gestwicki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hsp70 is considered a "triage chaperone" because it is important in protein folding, while it also blocks aggregation and targets misfolded ..
  56. Commercialization of the OncoE6TM Cervical Test for detection of HPV induced mali
    JOHANNES G SCHWEIZER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The OncoE6TM Cervical Test delivers the clinical specificity and positive predictive value required for a triage screening test for cervical malignancy in emerging countries...
  57. Adolescent Drug Use: Development, Prevention and Policy
    Kenneth A Dodge; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Durham Family Initiative (DFI) is an attempt to lower the county-wide incidence of child abuse through screening, triage, and intervention with pregnant women...
  58. Development of In Vivo EPR Tooth Dosimetry for Use by Non-Expert Personnel
    Oleg Grinberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and procedures that will be suitable for operation under field conditions by non-expert operators to assist in the triage of populations that have potentially been exposed to clinically significant amounts of ionizing radiation...
  59. Protection against radiation-induced damage to intestinal nutrient transport
    Roger Howell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This may involve large numbers of victims that exceed our capacity to triage and treat, and argue for the development of non-toxic medical products that are readily available to the public...
  60. Plasma Protein Biomarker-Based Diagnostics Of Outcome In Sepsis and CAP
    STEPHEN FRANCIS KINGSMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..panel will be developed into an oligoplex IVD immunoassay performed on a single blood sample on the Biosite Triage platform, with a time-to-result of less than 30 minutes...
  61. Deriving a Prehospital Triage Decision Scheme for Injured Older Adults
    Manish N Shah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Field Triage Decision Scheme, developed by the American College of Surgeons, guides ambulance-based emergency medical services (..
  62. Intratypic variation of oncogenic HPV types as a risk factor for cervical neoplas
    Long Fu Xi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens and epidemiological and clinical data from the population of women who participated in the ASCUS-LSIL Triage Study, the NCI sponsored multi-center clinical trial designed to evaluate strategies for triaging women with ..
  63. From Nanoparticles to Novel Protective Garments
    Shyamala Rajagopalan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..clothing for use by personnel associated with law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, medical/triage facilities, and other federal, state, or local emergency agencies as well as by fire fighters and civilian first ..
  64. DNA methylation markers for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia III
    Qinghua Feng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and ICC samples to derive a panel of markers for CIN-3/CIS/ICC detection (Aim 2), and their clinical utility in triage of women of ASC-US diagnosis will be determined (Aim 3)...
  65. Development of a FISH-Based HPV-Associated Cancer Detection Test
    Jane Houldsworth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..biomarkers to increase the sensitivity with which precancer/cancer are detected, so providing additional triage of the approximately 2,000,000 women each year in the US who undergo colposcopy for follow-up of abnormal cytology...
  66. Exploring New ED Intake Strategies
    Shari Welch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..There has been innovation with alternatives to traditional triage being explored in isolated sites around the country, some of it published, some of it unpublished...
  67. Follow-Up of Vietnam Veterans at Risk for Suicide
    RUMI PRICE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A human subject protection aim is added to: 3) provide follow-up treatment triage and access to an on-call suicide intervention for those with current suicidal risk...
  68. Urinary Symptoms in Adolescent Females: STI or UTI?
    Jill Huppert; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..However, important questions regarding the triage of symptomatic patients remain unanswered...
  69. Multi-analyte Biosensor for Emerging Cardiac Markers
    CHARLES PENNINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This system is needed by both researchers and physicians to improve evaluation and triage of patients reporting to emergency departments with chest pain...
  70. DIAGNOSIS OF CHEST PAIN AND CARE IN RURAL HOSPITALS
    John Westfall; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..assists in the diagnosis of acute cardiac ischemia and has been shown to improve the diagnostic accuracy in the triage of patients cardiac ischemia...
  71. A Web-based Tool for Assessing and Addressing Mental Health of Young Children
    Barbara Howard; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Academy of Pediatrics, 2002;New Freedom Commission, 2003) call for primary care clinicians to screen for and triage problems related to mental health, development, and family functioning...
  72. TIPI SYSTEMS TO REDUCE ERRORS IN EMERGENCY CARDIAC CARE
    HARRY SELKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..departments (EDs) in this country each year with symptoms consistent with ACI, errors are made both in ED triage and treatment...
  73. Small-molecule inhibitors of the human RECQ1 and Bloom DNA helicases
    Opher Gileadi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The resulting compounds will then be subject to orthogonal, secondary biochemical assays, to triage the initial hits, to classify compounds based on mode of action, and to derive structure-activity relationships (..
  74. Development of Platelet & Coagulation Activation Assays
    RONALD SHEBUSKI; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..diagnosis of evolving AMI and reduce the time from first symptoms to first intervention as well as aid in triage of patients entering emergency care centers with chest pain and suspected AMI...
  75. NADPH Oxidase Inhibitor Therapy in Acute Pancreatitis
    David Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    b>Triage Pharmaceuticals LLC ("Triage") was chartered in the summer of 1999 to exploit new treatments for vascular leakage related illnesses using NADPH oxidase inhibitors patented by Dr. James Holland, a Triage co-founder...
  76. PREDICTIONS & OUTCOMES IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
    Wally Smith; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..be able to make accurate and discriminating predictions of these outcomes for acutely ill patients prior to the triage decision...
  77. Modeling Adherence to Psychotherapy for Depression
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Records from telephone triage calls will be used to identify approximately 40,000 adults and adolescents requesting initial psychotherapy ..
  78. Colorimetric Substrates of SAP2 for Vaginal Candidiasis
    Stephen Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..or visiting their OB/GYN physician, is traditionally self-diagnosed by patients or diagnosed during telephone triage by a nurse based on patient answers to questions posed by the nurse and a review of patient history...
  79. HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening: Time Trends and Evidence-Based Practice
    Darcy Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., ASC-US triage)...
  80. ELECTRICAL ARC INJURY PARAMETERS AND PREVENTION
    MARY CAPELLI SCHELLPFEFFER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..3-dimensional (3D) models for electrical arc events and their use in severity rating blast conditions for planning triage and prevention is proposed...
  81. Interventions for Welfare Clients with AOD Disorders
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Participant will be randomly assigned to three conditions: 1) triage and referral to a treatment program (usual care); 2) referral to a treatment program and case management services ..