By Michael Beach DNP ACNP-BC PNP
Be ready while catastrophe moves with this finished advisor to the fundamentals of catastrophe instruction and reaction. From the levels of a catastrophe via all the parts of an institutional plan to express occasions, you ll have the knowledge you wish at your fingertips...from a nursing viewpoint.
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Personnel should be assigned to each area to continuously retriage the victims and administer comfort measures as needed. Assuming that they are functional, radiological suites, ultrasound services, CT scanners, and operating rooms should be used only for the most critically ill or injured victims. After the needs of the critical are met, those with lesser injuries may be tested or sent to surgery. Supplies also will be limited. 10 Victims should be organized according to their level of acuity; according to how they are tagged.
There may be other victims who are more seriously injured or ill but do not have a good chance of survival. Urgent: Those patients with potentially serious illnesses but are stable and may wait until after the emergent patients are treated. Delayed: Those victims who are seriously injured but whose injuries or illness, at the moment, is not life threatening. They are breathing, perfusing, and following commands within acceptable parameters under the circumstances. Nonurgent: Those patients with minor illnesses or concerns that may wait until emergent and urgent patients are seen.
Nonurgent. The Nonurgent classification is reserved for those with minor injuries or illnesses such as suture removal and minor wounds. qxd Triage 28 3/12/10 5:50 PM Page 28 include simple urinary tract infections, lacerations, or sprained ankles or knees. • Level 5 • These are patients who are stable and will require no testing for treatment. A significant difference between day-to-day triage and disaster or MCI triage is the care provided to those victims who either are dying or are expected to die.