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Descriptor in English: Triage
Descriptor in Spanish: Triaje
Descriptor in Portuguese: Triagem
Descriptor in French: Triage
Entry term(s): Triages
Tree number(s): N02.421.297.900
SP8.946.117.226.292.265
Scope note: The sorting out and classification of patients or casualties to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 91(76); was see under EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES 1980-90; was see under EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES 1976-79
DeCS UI: 28838
Descriptor UI: D014218
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/23
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Triage - Preferred
Concept UI M0021891
Scope note The sorting out and classification of patients or casualties to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment.
Preferred term Triage
Entry term(s) Triages



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