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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

triage - definition (s) in practice or theory?


  tri·age trēˈäZH,ˈtrēˌäZH/
noun noun: triage
  1. 1.
    (in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties.
    • the process of determining the most important people or things from amongst a large number that require attention.
verb: triage; 3rd person present: triages; past tense: triaged; past participle: triaged; gerund or present participle: triaging
  1. 1.
    assign degrees of urgency to (wounded or ill patients).


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