How would you classify the incoming patients when triaging them? Why?
Triage is a process developed by the military to cope with large number of victims of combat or disaster situations. In many disaster situations, it becomes necessary to triage patients in order to assess their medical needs and decide how to allocate the resources and staff available to treat the incoming patients. Using the Internet, research on nerve agent “sarin” and answer the following questions in regard to the above process: What criteria would you use in the emergency room to triage patients with potential exposure to the nerve agent sarin? How would you classify the incoming patients when triaging them? Why?