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Triage Protocols for Aging Adults

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9781496389442
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9781496389442
Publication Date:
July 10, 2018
2018-07-10
9781496389442
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Provide optimal, evidence-based triage assessment, advice, and protocols, with Triage Protocols for Aging Adults .The 190 evidence-based protocols offered here ...
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    Provide optimal, evidence-based triage assessment, advice, and protocols, with Triage Protocols for Aging Adults .
    The 190 evidence-based protocols offered here address a wide range of symptoms, disorders, and emergencies affecting those 50 and older. Flip quickly to the right symptom and ask the questions listed there to determine whether the individual requires emergency, same-day, or home care. Whether you are in family practice or are a triage nurse working at a hospital, urgent care center, or insurance company, this is the go-to reference to keep by your side.

    Advance your evidence-based triage skills and protocols with:
    • Easy-to-follow f lowchart format that leads you from yes-or-no questions to assessment, recommendations, and clear instructions
    • 190 protocols that cover the most common conditions faced by aging adults—all body systems, plus weakness, falls, loss of memory, poor appetite, medication interaction problems, and more
    • Alpha-organized table of contents that helps you locate symptoms quickly
    • Contents also organized by body system for quick-find protocols
    • Protocols that have symptom-based titles and address issues affecting all body systems, such as abdominal pain and swelling, alcohol problems, allergic reactions, altered mental status, asthma, earache, elder abuse, joint pain/swelling, and more
    • All protocols reviewed by a team of nursing experts
    • Action column of each protocol that presents emergency actions first
    • Coverage of the legal aspects of triage
    • Tools and sample forms – telephone triage protocol form, triage documentation form, triage log, skills assessment, call documentation review, and teaching self-assessment guide
    • Chapter features include:
    • Key Questions – name, age, onset, medications, pain scale, associated symptoms, and history
    • Other Protocols to Consider – lists related protocols and their page numbers
    • Health Alert – additional information to consider when choosing a protocol, with additional resources listed
    • Assessment Questions and Actions – with specific actions under each yes-or-no answer
    • Home Care Instructions – detailed instructions sections that explain care to be given before emergency help arrives, while waiting for an appointment, or for ongoing home care
    • Report the Following Problems to Your PCP/Clinic/ED – symptoms or conditions that should be reported to their usual healthcare provider
    • Seek Emergency Care Immediately if Any of the Following Occur – symptoms or conditions that require emergency care

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  • Specs
    Edition
    1
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781496389442
    Product Format
    Hardcover Spiralbound Book
    Trim Size
    7 x 9
    Pages
    436
    Table
    0
    Edition
    1
    Publication Date
    July 10, 2018
    Weight
    2.05
  • Julie K Briggs RN, BSN, MHA
    Good Samaritan Hospital, 407 14th Ave., SE; PO Box 1247; Puyallup, WA 98371
  • Table of contents
    Protocols
    A

    Abdominal Pain
    Abdominal Swelling
    Abrasions
    Alcohol Problems
    Allergic Reaction
    Altered Mental Status (AMS)
    Ankle Injury
    Ankle Problems
    Anxiety
    Appetite Loss
    Arm/Hand Injury
    Arm/Hand Problems
    Asthma
    Avian Influenza (“Bird Flu”) Exposure
    B
    Back/Neck Injury
    Back Pain
    Bad Breath
    Bedbug Exposure or Concerns
    Bee Stings
    Bites, Animal/Human
    Bites, Insect
    Bites, Marine Animal
    Bites, Snake
    Bites, Tick
    Bleeding, Severe
    Blood/Body Fluid Exposure
    Bone, Joint, and Tissue Injury
    Breast Problems
    Breathing Problems
    Bruising
    Burns, Chemical
    Burns, Electrical
    Burns, Thermal
    C
    Cast/Splint Problems
    Chest Pain
    Chest Trauma
    Choking
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    Cold Exposure Problems
    Common Cold Symptoms
    Confusion
    Congestion
    Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
    Constipation
    Contact Lens Problems
    Cough
    D
    Dehydration
    Depression
    Diabetes Problems
    Diaper (Absorbant Pad) Rash
    Diarrhea
    Dizziness
    Domestic Abuse
    E
    Earache, Drainage
    Ear Injury, Foreign Body
    Ear Ringing
    Elder Abuse
    Electrical Injury
    Eye Injury
    Eye Problems
    F
    Facial Problems
    Facial Skin Problems
    Fainting
    Falls
    Fatigue
    Feeding Tube Problems
    Fever
    Finger and Toe Problems
    Food Allergy, Known or Suspected
    Food Poisoning, Suspected
    Foot Problems
    Foreign Body, Eye
    Foreign Body, Inhaled
    Foreign Body, Nose
    Foreign Body, Rectum
    Foreign Body, Skin
    Foreign Body, Swallowing of
    Foreign Body, Vagina
    Frostbite
    G
    Gas/Belching
    Gas/Flatulence
    Genital Lesions
    Glands, Swollen or Tender
    H
    Hair Loss
    Hay Fever Problems
    Headache
    Head Injury
    Hearing Loss
    Heartburn
    Heart Rate Problems
    Hemorrhoids
    Hepatitis
    Hiccups
    Hip Pain/Injury
    Hives
    HIV Exposure
    Hoarseness
    Hospice Problems
    Hypertension
    Hyperventilation
    Hypotension
    I
    Immunization Reactions
    Immunization, Tetanus
    Impetigo
    Indigestion
    Influenza
    Insomnia
    Intravenous Therapy Problems
    Itching
    J/K
    Jaw Pain
    Joint Pain/Swelling
    Knee Pain/Swelling/Injury
    L
    Laceration
    Leg Injury
    Leg Pain/Swelling
    Lice
    M
    Mouth Problems
    Muscle Cramps
    N
    Neck Pain
    Neurologic Symptoms
    Nosebleed
    Nose Injury
    Numbness and Tingling
    O
    Ostomy Problems
    Overdose
    P
    Penis Problems
    Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
    Piercing/Pocketing Problems
    Pinkeye
    Poisoning, Suspected
    Postoperative Problems
    Puncture Wound
    R
    Rash
    Rectal Bleeding
    Rectal Problems
    S
    Scabies
    Scrotal Problems
    Seizure
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
    Sexual Assault
    Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
    Shingles: Suspected or Exposure
    Shock, Suspected
    Shoulder Pain/Injury
    Sickle Cell Disease Problems
    Sinus Problems
    Skin Lesions: Lumps, Bumps, and Sores
    Sleep Apnea
    Sore Throat
    Speaking Difficulty
    Stool, Abnormal
    Stool, Incontinence
    Stroke, Suspected
    Stye
    Substance Abuse, Use, or Exposure
    Suicide Attempt, Threat
    Sunburn
    Swallowing Difficulty
    Sweating, Excessive
    Swelling
    Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus) Exposure
    T
    Tattoo Problems
    Tongue Problems
    Tooth Injury
    Tooth Problems
    U
    Urinary Catheter/Nephrostomy Tube Problems
    Urination, Difficult
    Urination, Excessive
    Urination, Painful
    Urine, Abnormal Color
    Urine, Incontinence
    V
    Vaginal Bleeding
    Vaginal Discharge/Pain/Itching
    Vision Problems
    Vomiting
    W
    Weakness
    West Nile Virus
    Wheezing
    Wound Care: Sutures or Staples
    Wound Healing and Infection
    Appendices
    Appendix A: Abbreviations
    Appendix B: Community Resources Telephone List
    Appendix C: Abdominal Pain: Causes and Characteristics
    Appendix D: Chest Pain: Causes and Characteristics
    Appendix E: Headache: Causes and Characteristics
    Appendix F: Practicing Telephone Triage Safely
    Appendix G: Strategies to Help Ensure a Quality Telephone Triage System
    Appendix H: Tools and Forms
    Appendix I: Teaching Self-assessment
    Appendix J: Resources
    Bibliography
    Index
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