Factors Influencing Compliance with Triage Protocol in Trauma Patients

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อาจารีย์ พรหมดี
ปฏิพร บุณยพัฒน์กุล
พรศิริ กนกกาญจนะ


A descriptive correlational design was used for this study. The objective was to determine factors influencing compliance with triage protocol in trauma patients who admitted at Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital from January 2015, 1 to December 2015, 31. The 200 trauma patients were eligible with purposive sampling. The research instruments were record forms for data of trauma patient, triage nurse and triage performance. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Chi-square and binary logistic regression.

Results showed that most trauma patients received the compliance with triage protocol (81.5%). When considered each factors, most trauma patients received the compliance with triage protocol more than 80% except the older than 60 years (71.8%), fall/ assault/ harm themselves (79.2%), triage experience more than 10 years (78.6%), fail a trauma examination and assessment (75.4%), arrive between 4.00-11.59 pm (75.7%), and nurse patient ratio 1:>10  (60.5%). Factor influencing compliance with triage protocol in trauma patients was nurse to patient ratios (p<0.001).   

Nursing personnel needed in emergency department should be managed according to actual workload for supporting compliance with triage protocol in trauma patients.


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พรหมดี อ., บุณยพัฒน์กุล ป., & กนกกาญจนะ พ. (2018). Factors Influencing Compliance with Triage Protocol in Trauma Patients. Vajira Nursing Journal, 19(1), 19–32. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/vnj/article/view/138964
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