Emergency Severity Index Version 4: A Valid and Reliable Tool in Pediatric Emergency Department Triage
Pediatric Emergency Care, 08/17/2012
Green NA et al. – Emergency Severity Index v.4 is a valid predictor of hospital admission, emergency department (ED) length of stay (LOS), and resource utilization in the pediatric ED population. It is a reliable pediatric triage instrument with high agreement among PT nurses and between pediatric triage (PT) nurses and pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians.