MethodsThe aim of this study is to identify the different pathological scenarios in flowcharts in the first anamnestic and diagnostic-therapeutic process and, so, after every change shift in the Emergency Medicine (EM). The construction of flowcharts is intended to obtain real “numbers”, defined as “COMPLEXITY AND SEVERITY INDEX (CSI)”.
ConclusionsThe CSI could improve management the division of workloads, speed up the transfer of patients’ records among emergency doctors, optimizing the outcome.
Key words: Emergency Medicine; Complexity; Severity; Acute; Index.
- a number derived from the total number of co-morbidity ;
- one number linked to eventual intra-venous controlled speed therapy ;
- one number derived from actual blood/platelet/plasma transfusions ;
- actual condition of obliged bed rest in elderly or oncologic or not autonomous patients;
Discussion - Conclusion
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