Summary In the United States, injury is the leading cause of death for persons aged 1—44 years. Inapproximately 30 million injuries were serious enough to require the injured person to visit a hospital emergency department ED ; 5.
On arrival at the scene of an injury, the EMS provider must determine the severity of injury, initiate management of the patient's injuries, and decide the most appropriate destination hospital for the individual patient. These destination decisions are made through a process known Implementing ems reccomendations final "field triage," which involves an assessment not only of the physiology and anatomy of injury but also of the mechanism of the injury and special patient and system considerations.
Resources for the optimal care of the injured patient: American College of Surgeons; Guidelines for field triage of injured patients: InCDC reconvened the Panel to review the Guidelines in the context of recently published literature, assess the experiences of states and local communities working to implement the Guidelines, and recommend any needed changes or modifications to the Guidelines.
This report describes the dissemination and impact of the Guidelines; outlines the methodology used by the Panel for its review; explains the revisions and modifications to the physiologic, anatomic, mechanism-of-injury, and special considerations criteria; updates the schematic of the Guidelines; and provides the rationale used by the Panel for these changes.
This report is intended to help prehospital-care providers in their daily duties recognize individual injured patients who are most likely to benefit from specialized trauma center resources and is not intended as a mass casualty or disaster triage tool.
The Panel anticipates a review of these Guidelines approximately every 5 years. These decisions are made through a decision process known as "field triage," which involves an assessment not only of the physiology and anatomy of the injury but also of the mechanism of the injury and special patient considerations.
This guidance was updated and published with each version of the resources manual during — 2—5. InCDC published guidelines on the field triage process the Guidelines 6. This guidance provided background material on trauma systems, EMS systems and providers, and the field triage process.
In addition, it incorporated the — deliberations and recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage the Panelprovided an accompanying rationale for each criterion in the Guidelines, and ensured that existing guidance for field triage reflected the current evidence.
In AprilCDC reconvened the Panel to evaluate any new evidence published since the — revision and examine the criteria for field triage in light of any new findings.
The Panel then modified the Guidelines on the basis of its evaluation. This report describes the Panel's revisions to the Guidelines and provides the rationale for the changes, including a description of the methodology for the Panel's review. This report is intended to help prehospital-care providers in their daily duties recognize individual injured patients who are most likely to benefit from specialized trauma center resources and is not intended as a triage tool to be used in a situation involving mass casualties or disaster i.
Background In the United States, unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for persons aged 1—44 years 7. Ininjuries accounted for approximatelydeaths in the United States 8.
Ensuring that severely injured trauma patients are treated at trauma centers has a profound impact on their survival Ideally, all persons with severe, life-threatening injuries would be transported to a Level I or Level II trauma center, and all persons with less serious injuries would be transported to lower-level trauma centers or community EDs.The Recommendations for Hospital Overhead Emergency Codes take into consideration the following assumptions: 1.
Not all hospitals and/or health systems adhere to these recommendations in their entirety. 2. Hospitals and health systems may use a mixture of color codes, code numbers and/or plain language in their programs.
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