Accession Number:

ADA137925

Title:

Triage and Injury Severity Scoring Systems Conference Held at Washington, D.C. on 26-28 September 1983.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Feb-Jul 83,

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

The objectives of the conference were to 1 identify existing civilian and military triage rules, 2 identify existing civilian and military resources and triage objectives, 3 summarize application of severity scores to triage, 4 discuss existing stratification of care capabilities in military and civilian medicine 5 develop triage guidelines for civilian and military use, 6 develop methods of measuring the efficacy of triage, and 7 identify paramedic interventions that need focused scientific research.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE