Medical School of Athens-Neonatology Clinic of Aretaieio Hospital, Cyprus
Knowledge and skills of the medical and nursing staff of Emergency Department in triage. Comparative study between public and private hospitals in Athens.
Author(s): Helen Gkamprielle Voutsinou RN MSc*, Konstantinos Ekmektzoglou DR MSca, Georgios Gkiokas DR MSca, Nikolleta Iakovidou DR and MSca
Introduction: The triage process, carried out in the Emergency Department (ED), is the basic tool for determining the severity of each patient that comes to it. Its implementation is aimed at redistributing resources, reducing waiting time, as well as reducing import rates. For this reason, the acquisition of the knowledge and skills of the health personnel of the EDs in triage and their utilization is considered a necessary condition. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the knowledge and skills of the medical and nursing staff of EDs in triage in public and private hospitals of Athens. Materials and Methods: This is an analytical cross-sectional study conducted in 6 tertiary hospitals (3 public and 3 private) of Athens during the period October 2021 - March 2022. The sample of the study was the med.. Read More»
DOI: 10.36648/1791- 809X.17.2.997