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Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 2
1205 Geneva
Switzerland

Professor
François Sarasin
Head of Division

Votre accueil aux urgences adultesHow does your treatment start ?

When you arrive in adult emergencies, either independently or by ambulance, you will be received by a specialist nurse. They will quickly assess your health condition based on your symptoms and indicators such as blood pressure, pulse and temperature. They will then determine the level of urgency and direct you to the most appropriate care sector. If necessary, they will give you a pill to relieve your pain.

Following this initial assessment, your details will be taken for registration. Then you will return to the care sector. If required, an assistant nurse or paramedic will remain with you.
 

What are the levels of urgency ?

LEVELS OF URGENCY
1 : life-threatening emergency
EXEMPLES
Heart attack

LEVELS OF URGENCY
2 : urgent
EXAMPLES
Open fracture

 

LEVELS OF URGENCY
3 : semi-urgent
EXAMPLES
Abdominal pains

 

LEVELS OF URGENCY
4 : non-urgent
EXAMPLES
Superficial wounds

 

The level of urgency determines the order in which patients will be treated.

Last update : 15/10/2019