TITLE

Human errors in (inhuman?) triage

AUTHOR(S)
Tourtier, Jean-Pierre; Mangouka, Laurette; Lemoullec, Delphine
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery;Nov2010, Vol. 395 Issue 8, p1175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a medical study related to the cancellations of mobile medical team (MMT) dispatches in triage of trauma patients, in the Netherlands. It is reported that, triage criteria is used in a trauma system to properly identify and distribute seriously injured patients and to ensure an appropriate response in personnel, equipment, services, and facilities.
ACCESSION #
55024380

 

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