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Tags, Medical Triage

Definition : Tags designed to identify and classify individuals according to a priority status based on the severity of injuries suffered. These tags usually include a standard color code (e.g., separate-color tags, colored tear-offs) for patient's classification and a sequential code for identification. The severity of injuries is determined using an established procedure, such as the simple triage and rapid treatment (START) system, which is based on the respiration, pulse, and mental (rpm) status. The usual classification color code is red for individuals who need immediate care; yellow when delayed care is possible; green for individuals with minor injuries, who can leave the affected area by themselves (I.e., walking wounded); and black for dead/dying victims. Triage tags are attached to the victim's body (e.g., tied to their neck or limbs); they are used mostly in mass-casualty incidents (typically more than 10 victims), including bus accidents, factory explosions, fires, storms, flooding, train and airplane crashes, and chemical, biological, and radiation (I.e., hazardous materials) incidents.

Entry Terms : "Disaster Tags" , "Triage Tags"

UMDC code : 20348

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Disaster Management Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

Disaster Management Systems, a leader in Triage and Disaster solutions helping responders organize, identify, and manage incidents involving multiple patients, disaster and mass casualty incidents in and outside the hospital. Used by professionals and agencies worldwide, DMS products are designed and tested by leaders in disaster and incident management.

EMS Innovations Inc

Company Type: Parent

EMS Innovations has many years of experience in the development, supply, and distribution of portable hospital systems and disaster preparedness equipment. We offer service to all 50 states and U.S. territories. We have provided disaster preparedness equipment to Emergency Management, Departments of Health, Departments of Homeland Security and other agencies at the federal, state, and local level.

Filing Systems Inc/FSI Label Co

Company Type: Parent

FSi Label is the preferred provider of high quality custom label stickers that are pressure-sensitive thousands of customers in the automotive, government and medical industries.

Mettag Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

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