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Disaster triage : evidence, consistency and standard practice

Aitken, Peter & FitzGerald, Gerard (2012) Disaster triage : evidence, consistency and standard practice. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 24(3), pp. 222-224.

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Abstract

Triage has military origins, with the initial purpose being to direct care to those most likely to be able to return to the battlefield. Conversely, modern disaster triage attempts to ensure both the prioritisation of care for those who need it most and a fair distribution of resources, so that health responders are able to ‘do the most for the most’...

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ID Code: 53475
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: disaster triage, triage assessments , CEDM
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01574.x
ISSN: 1742-6731
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: © 2012 The Authors. EMA © 2012 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and Australasian Society for Emergency Medicine
Deposited On: 23 Nov 2012 08:51
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2014 15:45

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