Table 5-1. Resources for the ESI Triage System

Resources Not Resources
Labs (blood, urine) History & physical (including pelvic)
CT-MRI-ultrasound angiography
Point-of-care testing
IV fluids (hydration) Saline or heplock
IV, IM or nebulized medications PO medications
Tetanus immunization
Prescription refills
Specialty consultation Phone call to PCP
Simple procedure = 1 (lac repair, Foley cath)
Complex procedure = 2 (conscious sedation)
Simple wound care (dressings, recheck)
Crutches, splints, slings

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