Infographic: Trauma Triage and the ER

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Trauma is the leading cause of death for individuals ages one to 44, and it costs $260 billion annually, according to a new infographic from the Nursing School Hub.

Triage is a technique used to evaluate and categorize patients in trauma situations when there is insufficient resources to care for everyone at once. This infographic identifies the most common trauma cases, the best emergency medicine programs and provides a walk through of three established triage systems.

Triage and the ER

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