telephone triage

n.
A service that offers medical advice over the telephone.
Example Citation:
"Patients can phone in for 'telephone triage' 24 hours a day, seven days a week, helping to ease the pressure on local emergency wards."
— John Ibbitson, " 'Rostering' would ease strain on hospitals," The Globe and Mail, October 28, 1999
Related Words: Categories:

New words. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Telephone triage — is defined as the management of patient health concerns and symptoms via a telephone interaction (telecommunications) by “advice nurses”.Telephone triage utilizes an older form of technology (telephone lines) and thus, preceded telemedicine and… …   Wikipedia

  • Triage — This article is about the concept of triage as it occurs in medical emergencies and disasters. For other uses, see Triage (disambiguation). Typical triage tag, with tear off sections for decontamination and patient tracking …   Wikipedia

  • Gare De Villeneuve - Triage — Villeneuve Triage Localisation Ville Villeneuve Saint Georges G …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Telemedicine — U.S. Navy medical staff being …   Wikipedia

  • McKesson Corporation — Type Public Traded as NYSE: MCK NASDAQ 100 Component …   Wikipedia

  • British Columbia Ambulance Service — Infobox company company name = British Columbia Ambulance Service company company type = Crown Agency foundation = July 1, 1974 location = British Columbia, Canada num employees = 3,200 (2006) revenue = $252 Million industry = Emergency Medical… …   Wikipedia

  • warm line — n. A phone service designed to solve relatively minor problems or to prevent those problems from becoming serious (cf. hot line). Example Citation: Picking up the telephone, Alan Stern knows he ll hear just about anything from heartbreak to… …   New words

  • List of nursing specialties — Nursing portal In the modern world, there are a large number of specialities within nursing. Professional organizations or certifying boards issue voluntary certification in many of these specialties. Ambulatory care nursing Advanced practice… …   Wikipedia

  • Vimla L. Patel — Vimla Lodhia Patel, PhD, is a Fijian born Canadian cognitive psychologist and biomedical informaticist. She pioneered the use of cognitive science methods and theories in research pertaining to medical problem solving. In addition, she has… …   Wikipedia

  • Ministry of Health (British Columbia) — The Ministry of Health is a provincial government department responsible for British Columbia s health system, with a mandate to guide and enhance the province s health services to ensure British Columbians are supported in their efforts to… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.