The Midmark triage nook is a semi-private space designed to assess and capture all vital signs. A curtain provides visual privacy. The nook may include:
All vitals are taken in the vitals triage nook. Patients are then escorted to the exam room and directed to a side chair or exam table for capturing additional health data.
The nook is still a shared space, however, and can lead to queuing in the hallway. Family members accompanying patients may also create congestion.
There may be a single station or multiple triage nook stations supporting multiple exam rooms.
(H) Height 22
(W) Weight 18
(P) Pulse and (BP) Blood Pressure 58
(T) Temp 17
Total Time: 157 Seconds
The triage nook workflow, when compared with the traditional, saves 30 seconds by implementing automated vitals.