This telephone triage book is designed for use by professional nurses assessing and advising patients over the telephone on topics related to obstetrics and gynecology. It is designed to crystalize the professionals existing knowledge base and to provide clear guidance on handling a wide-variety of patient situations about which the triage nurse might need to work through. The protocols are organized alphabetically by major topic areas and outline the salient medical, legal and practical considerations involved important educational points are highlighted to reinforce important points to stress to the patient. The protocols are arranged to lead the user from one step to the next. Reference tables and chards are included.