Assessing the need for hospital admission by the Cape Triage discriminator presentations and the simple clinical score.
AffiliationNenagh Hospital, Nenagh, Ireland.
Emergency Service, Hospital
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Predictive Value of Tests
Severity of Illness Index
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CitationAssessing the need for hospital admission by the Cape Triage discriminator presentations and the simple clinical score. 2010, 27 (11):852-5 Emerg Med J
JournalEmergency medicine journal : EMJ
AbstractThere is uncertainty about how to assess unselected acutely ill medical patients at the time of their admission to hospital. This study examined the use of the Simple Clinical Score (SCS) and the medically relevant Cape Triage discriminator clinical presentations to determine the need for admission to an acute medical unit.