Chapter 1 Triage assessment and treatment

Triage is the process of rapidly screening sick children soon sfter their arrival in hospital in order to identify:emergency signs, priority signs and non urgent cases.

  1. Shayam, 16 month old with 5 days of cough and fever and inability to feed
  2. Susan, 3 year old girl with cough and difficult breathing
  3. Bradley, 10 year old boy with one day of fever, lethargy and vomiting:
    1. Face
    2. Chest
    3. Foot
    4. Skin