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,


Personal Author(s) : Champion,H R ; Lewis,F

PDF Url : ADA137925

Report Date : Feb 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 53

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.

Descriptors :   *Symposia, *Wounds and injuries, *Medical services, *Trauma, Indexes, Civilian population, Military applications, Efficiency, Measurement, Medical evacuation, Helicopters

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE