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[Reliability of emergency medical field triage : Exemplified by traffic accident victims].

Authors
  • Helm, M
  • Faul, M
  • Unger, T
  • Lampl, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Der Anaesthesist
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2013
Volume
62
Issue
12
Pages
973–980
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00101-013-2255-x
PMID: 24196404
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Accurate field triage in seriously injured road accident victims, even by trained physicians, is difficult. This pertains especially to injuries to the abdomen and the pelvis. For the field triage a combination of anatomical and physiological criteria as well as the mechanism of injury should be used to increase accuracy.

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