Triage system yields lower sensitivity in chronically ill youths

11/4/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

The Manchester Triage System showed a 58% sensitivity among pediatric patients with chronic conditions who visited the emergency department for infectious symptoms, compared with 74% among those without chronic illness, a Dutch study showed. The incidence of undertriage was substantially greater among chronically ill patients than those without chronic conditions, researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics.

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