TITLE

Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2009, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the publication of the guidelines for field triage of injured patients by the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC), a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, in the U.S. The guidelines are published online and can be accessed at the NGC Web site, located at www.guideline.gov. The guidelines served as recommendation of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage and aim to help emergency medical services providers in correctly identifying patients.
ACCESSION #
45462731

 

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