Mass Casualty Incident or Medical Emergency Services
Triage Tags is a tool first responders and medical personnel use during a mass casualty incident i.e., triage. With the aide of the triage tags, the first-arriving personnel are able to effectively and efficiently distribute the limited resources and provide the necessary immediate care for the victims until more help arrives.Standard Sections Of A Triage Tag
The basic sections of a triage tag include.The four colors of triage and they come in the form of:
- Green: (Minor) which entails minor injuries
- Yellow (Delayed) which entails non-life threatening injuries
- Red (Immediate) which entails life threatening injuries
- Black (Mortuary)
A section informing medical personnel of the patient’s vital signs along with the treatment administered.A section on the patient’s demographics i.e., gender, residential address, etc. and the patient’s medical history.