INTRODUCING EMERGENCY SEVERITY INDEX (ESI) FOR BETTER PATIENT OUTCOME
Introducing Emergency Severity Index (ESI) for Better Patient Outcome
Introduction to ESI
The core objective of various triage tools across the emergency department attributes to the systematic prioritization of the patients in accordance with the severity of their clinical conditions in the context of determining the period until which the patient might wait in the emergency department before his/her evaluation by the healthcare professionals (Gilboy et al., 2011). The nurse professional after executing a focused assessment of the patient determines the waiting time and accordingly provides a triage acuity level of the patient in the emergency department. The patient ...