Telephone Triage for Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Author: Vicki Long, DNP, RN, CNM (Ret.), Patricia McMullen, PhD, JD, WHNP-BC, RN, FAANP, FAAN
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 1496362411
ISBN 13: 9781496362414
eISBN: 9781496362391
Edition: 3rd
This easy-to-use manual provides telephone triage protocols to nurses involved with obstetrics and gynecology. It offers suggestions for asking appropriate questions in a flowchart format to ascertain the assessment and severity of the problem and need for medical intervention. This guide serves as a decision-making tool for the nurse to easily identify and prioritize who needs immediate medical attention, who needs to be seen within twenty- four hours, and who can be monitored at home. Includes topics that cover basics, protocols, symptoms and issues that occur within the scope of this specialty. The forms in the guide may be duplicated and used as patient handouts.
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