CJEM Infographic | Prehospital application of CTAS by EMS

This month CanadiEM is featuring an article from the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) that looks at prehospital triaging by Emergency Medical Services (EMS).1 In Canadian emergency departments (ED), this process is traditionally performed by the triage nurse using the Canadian Triage Acuity Scale (CTAS). However, observational evidence suggests that it may reliably be implemented by paramedics in the prehospital setting. To address this question, an observational cohort study was performed by Leeies …

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Source: http://canadiem.org/

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