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Mass Casualty Incident Triage

Jennifer Farah, MD and Jessica Mason, MD
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Mass Casualty Incident Triage

Jennifer Farah MD and Jessica Mason MD

  • Triage is a fluid, ongoing process
  • Goal → do greatest good for greatest number of people
  • Triage Categories
    • Level 1 - Red - Critical
      • Not moving or talking, but still breathing
    • Level 2 - Yellow - Priority
      • Can’t ambulate, but awake and breathing
    • Level 3 - Green - Delayed
      • Aka “walking wounded”
    • Level 4 - Black - Expectant or dead
      • Not breathing, no pulse

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